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Sea Island Sweep

Three helicopters are flying over the ocean with oil on the water
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas Board; by John Charles Roach; 1991; Framed Dimensions 26H X 34W
Accession #: 92-007-AB
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Marine Corps Cobras from USS New Orleans (LPH-11) fly air patrol over a Navy MH-53 sweeping for mines in the northern Gulf.  In the background is the famous sea-island terminal that was the source of the many millions of oil spilled during the war.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • Persian Gulf War 1990-1991
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