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Thule Rescue

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I was a still photographer at Thule Air Force Base in Thule, Greenland when a B-52 crashed near the base.

I was called to go out -- I grabbed a 4x5 Speed Graphic camera -- with a rescue team to search for survivors.

We found and rescued the tail gunner, and I got off one shot. The photo was released to the media worldwide and today I find that this image is still floating around over the Internet.

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Bodypartselfies's avatar

wow...that’s an emotional picture and story....but sad for the rest of the crew .

i had no idea Americans were in Greenland ..Iceland yes.❤️