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S-022 Bureau of Personnel Collection

S-022 Bureau of Personnel Collection
Title: S-022 Bureau of Personnel Collection
Caption: Collection photo number S-022.01: Sailor assists a woman and child disembarking from USNS Upshur (T-AP-198) after evacuation from Guantanamo Bay in October 1962.
Description: 59 photos related to the evacuation of dependents from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during the Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962. Ships shown include USNS Upshur (T-AP-198), USS Hyades (AF-28), USS Natick (YTB-760), YOW-1, YD-200, USS Shakori (ATF-162), USS Desoto County (LST-1171). Scenes showing arrival and processing of dependents at Naval Base Norfolk and Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek. Press book “Gifts for Gitmo” by radio station KPRC transferred to Navy Department Library.
Accession #: S File
Catalog #: S-022
Donor: Bureau of Personnel
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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