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Men in Tow

Men practicing life saving techniques in a pool
Description: Drawing, Charcoal on Paper; by Don Freeman; C. 1943; Framed Dimensions 31H X 38W
Accession #: 88-159-EM as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Morale in the U.S. Navy is high. One of he reasons is because the Navy places a premium on the life of every man. In order to help them protect themselves until help comes, aviation cadets are taught not only to save themselves, but to save others in case of forced landings at sea. Here they are shown practicing how to tow injured personnel in the water.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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