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80-G-K-14209 Operation "Fishnet", Korea, 1952

Photo #: 80-G-K-14209 Operation "Fishnet", Korea, 1952
Title: Operation "Fishnet", Korea, 1952
Caption:
Description: Operation Fishnet, Korea, 1952 North Korean refugees on board a U.S. Navy fast transport (APD) after they were rescued by Underwater Demolition Team members, during operations intended to reduce Communist Forces' food supplies by destroying North Korean fishing nets. Chief Petty Officer's jacket (right) indicates that the ship is USS Weiss (APD-135). Photograph is dated 16 September 1952. Note UDT rubber boats in the left background. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-14209
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  • Korean Conflict 1950-1954
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