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Heave Away

Crew assists seaplane landing
Description: Painting, Watercolor; by Joseph Hirsch; C.1943; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-159-FO as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Lines fast and beaching gear in place, a Navy PRM patrol bomber swings tail-to to the seaplane ramp preparatory to being hauled ashore after a patrol flight. Supervising the operation from the wing is an officer of the plane crew. Note the stinger gun in the big tail.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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