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Sledge dogs wait to begin a trip north to the village of Quanaag, where the entire local population of Huskies was wiped out by a distemper epidemic.  The 109th Tactical Airlift Group of the New York Air National Guard flew in 230 dogs for locals, which d

Sledge dogs wait to begin a trip north to the village of Quanaag, where the entire local population of Huskies was wiped out by a distemper epidemic. The 109th Tactical Airlift Group of the New York Air National Guard flew in 230 dogs for locals, which d

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Thule Air Base

Country: Greenland (GRL)

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lemuel Casillas

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

21/04/1988
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