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Sudden Squall

An aircraft carrier is in the background in a rainstorm with a destroyer in the foreground
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by R. G. Smith; 1969; Framed Dimensions 53H X 65W
Accession #: 88-160-FI
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USS de Haven (DD-727) provides anti-aircraft and anti-submarine protection for the carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) while on Yankee Station, an operational staging area just off the coast of North Vietnam. The winter monsoon in that region is characterized by consistent heavy clouds and rainfall that make operations difficult.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • Vietnam Conflict 1962-1975
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