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KOREAN WAR


OPERATION "PASSAGE TO FREEDOM"

The Begor's music group "The Clefdwellers" perform at the Officers Club in Beppu, Japan on January 9, 1954.
L-R: Quartermaster Billy Avery, Lt. Jim Ralston, Sonarman Jerry Walden, Corpsman Richard Sifuentes.
(Official USA photo by W. W. Lowry.)
Photo ID: v001
"The Clefdwellers" after Sunday services with Task Force (?) chaplain in Saigon harbor in late 1954 during Operation "Passage to Freedom." L-R Billy Avery, Lt. Jim Ralston, Chaplain Barnes, Jerry Walden, Richard Sifuentes.
(Photo by Chaplain's Aide David Shaver.)
Photo ID: v002
The fleet champion Begor basketball team, coached by former college All American LTJG Weber, Engineering Officer. The photo was provided by Jim Dollar, SN, 52-56, who is the shipmate standing 5th from left. It was taken during Begor's "Passage to Freedom" era.
Photo ID: begorBasketball.png

At least seventy tons of ice topside enroute to Sapporo, Japan in 1953.
(Photo by Jerry Walden.)
Photo ID: v003
Guests from San Francisco orphanage coming aboard for Christmas party in 1953.
(Photo by Jerry Walden.)
Photo ID: v004
1953 Christmas party for San Francisco orphans in full swing. Who is going to clean up?
(Photo by Jerry Walden.)
Photo ID: v005
With one voice the two slouches said "You missed a spot with the swab!"
(Photo by Jerry Walden.)
Photo ID: v006

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