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First Round of Live Loads, USS John F Kennedy

Two crewmen maneuver missiles between planes on the deck of an aircraft carrier
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by John Charles Roach; 1991; Framed Dimensions 30H X 39W
Accession #: 92-007-Q
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As the aircraft carrier crossed the Atlantic to the Middle East, the tempo became progressively more demanding. USS John F Kennedy (CV-67) moved from the practice of working up to reach the level of readiness for any assignment.  These were the first missiles brought up from the magazines that meant they were ready to play for keeps with the Iraqi forces.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
  • nhhc-wars-conflicts:persion-gulf=war
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