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This website was created and maintained from May 2020 to May 2021 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Stars and Stripes operations in the Pacific.
It will no longer be updated, but we encourage you to explore the site and view content we felt best illustrated Stars and Stripes' continued support of the Pacific theater since 1945.

From the Archives

Helicopter lands on the USS Oklahoma City, 1974

Helicopter lands on the USS Oklahoma City, 1974

A helicopter
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Pacific Ocean, July, 1974: A helicopter is guided to a landing on the deck of the Yokosuka-based guided missile light cruiser USS Oklahoma City, the flagship of Vice Adm. George P. Steele, commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet.