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American Red Cross - N thru W - Mrs. Floyd Van Kuren, Philadelphia, Pa., American Red Cross representative in recreation hut at Base Hospital No. 6, near Bordeaux, is showing a wounded American soldier a telegram just received telling him that all is right at home. One of his friends here, in bed for several months suffering from serious wounds, has bad no news from home for months. Mrs. Van Kuren cabled hoome for him and telegraphed to Tours, secured his mail and cheered him up with a batch of 19 letters. It will help his recovery materially

American Red Cross - "Second Aid" - Sunshine, fresh air, and friendly conversation aid to the recovery of the convalescent soldier. Scene at Hospital No. 1, Neuilly, France

American Red Cross - Miscellaneous - Isaly house, Residence of Hugh Morrison, the Laird of Islay. Both Mr. Morrison and his wife, Lady Mary, were of greatest help to Red Cross in its work of rescue and recovery

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[May 7th, 1952 Meeting of the European Economic Recovery Committee of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers IFAP with Ambassador F. L. Anderson]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[May 7th, 1952 Meeting of the European Economic Recovery Committee of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers IFAP with Ambassador F. L. Anderson]

[Grounp discusses Labor's Role in Recovery (Oldenbroeck, Harry Martin)]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Grounp discusses Labor's Role in Recovery (Oldenbroeck, Harry Martin)]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[May 7th, 1952 Meeting of the European Economic Recovery Committee of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers IFAP with Ambassador F. L. Anderson]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[May 7th, 1952 Meeting of the European Economic Recovery Committee of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers IFAP with Ambassador F. L. Anderson]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Grounp discusses Labor's Role in Recovery (Oldenbroeck, Harry Martin)]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Grounp discusses Labor's Role in Recovery (Oldenbroeck, Harry Martin)]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[May 7th, 1952 Meeting of the European Economic Recovery Committee of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers IFAP with Ambassador F. L. Anderson]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Grounp discusses Labor's Role in Recovery (Oldenbroeck, Harry Martin)]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[May 7th, 1952 Meeting of the European Economic Recovery Committee of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers IFAP with Ambassador F. L. Anderson]

[Grounp discusses Labor's Role in Recovery (Oldenbroeck, Harry Martin)]

[May 7th, 1952 Meeting of the European Economic Recovery Committee of the International Federation of Agricultural Producers IFAP with Ambassador F. L. Anderson]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

[Stills from Cartoon film "A Story of Recovery"]

Photograph of Gemini 9 Recovery

Photograph of Gemini 3 Recovery

Photograph of Gemini 3 Recovery on the U.S.S. Intrepid

Photograph of Naval Personnel Performing Recovery Operations of Friendship 7

Photograph of Recovery of Friendship 7

Photograph of Mercury Spacecraft Aurora 7 Floating in the Atlantic during Recovery Operations

Photograph of Marilyn Lovell and 3 of Her Children Greeting Photographers and Newsmen after the Successful Recovery of the Apollo 13 Crew

Photograph of the Apollo 13 Spacecraft Being Returned to the Prime Recovery Ship, USS Iwo Jima

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) lowered to the ground prepares a wounded Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) soldier for extraction from the burning minefield

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) lowered onto a roadway after an extraction of an Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) soldier from a burning minefield at Bien-Hoa Air Base for immediate medical attention

As the Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) hovers, AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) is extracted while holding a wounded Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) soldier from the burning minefield

A Kaman HH-43F Huskie (Pedro) lowers AIRMAN First Class (A1C) William Hart Pitsenbarger, USAF, Pararescue Crew Member, Detachment 6, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) into a burning minefield at Bien-Hoa Air Base in the Republic of Vietnam (RVN) for a helicopter extraction of a wounded Vietnamese Soldier. The soldier lost a foot when he stepped on a landmine. Nobody could figure out how to extract the wounded soldier without tripping the mines. A1C Pitsenbarger said, "No problem, just lower me down on the penetrator, Ill straddle the guy, pick him up, and then you can lift me up." Risky as everyone knew that the prop wash could also setoff the mines. A1C Pitsenbarger...

Air Force HH-3E Jolly Green Giant helicopters are used to rescue pilots downed in Vietnam or the South China Sea. Flown by the 3rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group, the rescue craft cruises at speeds up to 155 mph and is capable of in-flight refueling

Photograph of the Recovery of a UH-1C Gunship

Fire protection specialists fight a fire as an HH-43B Husky helicopter hovers overhead to create a continuous downward air current, assisting the crew members. The crew is assigned to Detachment 8, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron

A View of an HH-43B Huskie helicopter as a fireman hooks a fire suppression kit to the aircraft. The helicopter is assigned to Detachment 8, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron

A right underside view of an HH-43B Huskie helicopter lifting a fire suppression kit to a fire battle site. The aircraft is assigned to Detachment 8, 38th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron

Ten Marine Corps test jumpers in "stick" formation are towed by a UH-1N helicopter during tests of the special patrol insertion/extraction system (SPIE) at the Naval Aerospace Recovery Facility

SILICONE SOLAR CELL - ROOF SECTION SOLAR CELLS AND THERMAL RECOVERY

SILICONE SOLAR CELL - ROOF SECTION SOLAR CELLS AND THERMAL RECOVERY

Photograph of President Gerald R. Ford, Hugh Davis, and Bob Hope Visiting First Lady Betty Ford at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland during Her Recovery from Breast Cancer Surgery

Glenn Couch, an Army retiree, has his leg inspected by SPECIALIST 5 Turgeon during his recovery from a hip socket replacement at Womack Army Hospital

Patients given bed rest recovery treatment watch television and talk on portable pay telephones in the convalescent ward at Womack Army Hospital

Brazilian landing signal officer (LSO) talks to a pilot by radio during aircraft recovery aboard the aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV 66) while underway off the coast of Rio de Janiero. The LSO is manipulating a device controlling the Fresnel Lens Optical Landing System

Jimmy Carter - With Edward Cernic, of the Flood Recovery Association, Fr.2-8; Presenting a copy of the Law Day Proclamation to officials of the American Bar Association, Fr. 9-27

Members of the 86th Engineer Detachment stand near an M-578 armored recovery vehicle as lines are attached to a partially submerged armored personnel carrier (APC) (not visible) during recovery operations. The APC sank while crossing the Cowhouse River during the joint services Operation Gallant Crew `77

A soldier watches for the enemy as his M88 recovery vehicle, armed with an M60 machine gun, is ferried across the Cowhouse River during the joint services Operation GALLANT CREW '77

TSGT Wilkenson and another pararescueman, both of the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard, perform a final check on their equipment prior to a practice rescue mission off the coast of California

A sea-to-air right side view of an HH-3 Jolly Green Giant helicopter lowering a rescue line during a practice rescue mission off the coast of California. The helicopter is assigned to the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard

TSGT Rick Diaz, an Air Force Audiovisual photographer, takes photographs of a practice rescue mission while he floats in the water. The mission is being conducted by member s of the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard

A sea-to-air view of an HH-3 Jolly Green Giant helicopter using a recovery hoist to lift two pararescuemen from the water off the coast of California. The men, from the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard, are participating in a practice rescue mission

A left side view of an RC-130 Hercules aircraft on the flightline prior to flying a practice rescue mission off the coast of California. The aircraft is assigned to the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard

CPT Boone, from the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard, briefs members of his crew prior to beginning a practice rescue in the open ocean

Dr. Norbeck uses a telephone with a radio link-up to communicate with pararescuemen conducting a practice rescue mission off the coast of California. The mission is being conducted by members of the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard

A starboard quarter view of a 30-foot long sailboat off the coast of California. The boat is the object of a practice rescue mission being conducted by the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard

A pararescueman from the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard drops into the ocean off the coast of California during a practice rescue mission

SGT Boyle, a pararescueman with the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard, prepares to jump from the troop door of an RC-130 Hercules aircraft during a practice rescue mission off the coast of California

CPT Lyle, a navigator for the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard, listens to a pre-flight briefing prior to a practice rescue missile in the open ocean

A sea-to-air view of an HH-3 Jolly Green Giant helicopter, from the 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group of the Air National Guard, conducting a pick-up by wire during a practice rescue mission off the coast of California

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