Today"s Coast Guard heroes

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Bearport Pub. , New York, NY
United States. Coast Guard, United States, Search and rescue operations, Heroes, Juvenile literature, Biog
Statementby Joyce Markovics
SeriesActs of courage: inside America"s military
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVG53 .M376 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25078945M
ISBN 101617724483
ISBN 139781617724480
LC Control Number2011043245

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The Hall of Heroes recognizes the courage and sacrifices of Academy alumni. Located prominently near the Chase Hall Quarterdeck, this memorial honors service heroes and fallen cadets and graduates.

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The survivors of the Mary Lynn—Mark Gutek, Anita Miller, and Charles White—would be the first three of over thirty-three thousand people to be rescued by the U.S.

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