HEROES: Welcome Home

Nine men from the Greenland icecap rescue (TIME, Jan. 3) riding in style in a red-tailed C-54 transport, landed 30 minutes late in a freezing rain at La Guardia Field. Official greeters swarmed all over them and pumped their hands while newsmen pumped their memories for details of their Greenland exploits. ("How did you find conditions on the icecap?" asked one blonde newshen.) In the background Air Force P.R.O.s worked diligently. The glory would not have been theirs to exploit had the Air Force been beaten to the rescue by the Navy's...

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