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C5A Twilight Departure Dhahran

A marine directs a cargo plane at sunset, in the background are two other planes - the one on the left side has its nose open for unloading
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by John Charles Roach; 1991; Framed Dimensions 30H X 39W
Accession #: 92-007-L
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C5As provide the heavy lift air cargos for the Army arriving in Saudi Arabia.  The 5As come from the US and German forces in about 15 minute intervals, day and night, for several months to help complete the build-up of US Forces.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
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