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Rescue of Ensign Galvin pilot of F6F Hellcat 40695 from Taugalap Island
Notes by USN Air Group Commander Andrew Jackson reads:
"Aviator was too exhausted to come through the surf. Three men were selected, Lt. Sam Logan, J. W. Thomason SCIc and F. X. Ryan MoMM1c, from a large group of volunteers to swim in and get him out, a distance of about 1200 yards"
Credit: USN Air Group Commander Andrew Jackson Date: April 1, 1944

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