MEN AT WAR: Story of a Helicopter

In the Korean war, U.S. helicopters with their big whirring rotors hover over the rugged battlefields, bringing supplies to cut-off units or rescuing the wounded from isolated spots that could not have been reached any other way. One of the men flying the 'copters is Lieut, (j.g.) Charles Jones, a 28-year-old Kansan. Not long ago Lieut. Jones took off from the cruiser Rochester to find and rescue a Corsair fighter pilot who had been shot down over North Korea. The Navy does not consider it safe to use helicopters for night flying and Jones knew it would be dark...

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