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Bert Kortegaard, USN, 1/48-12/51, ET1 USS Wantuck thru '50
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In the left photo, on liberty in San Francisco in 1950 on leave from USS Wantuck.

Wantuck was one of four APD's in TD-111 which, as Navy Special Operations put it, "provided the operational catalyst for the multinational raiding force that repeatedly struck North Korea's railway system".

Center, I'm not sure where. I seem to be wearing beat-up Marine utilities but it was a long time ago.

In the right photo, Summer/Winter '52/'53, I was 606 AC&W Squadron Radar Tech Rep above Kimpo.

606 AC&W assisted all our aircraft over North Korea, spotted positions of our downed aircraft for possible rescue, and helped directed our F-86A-5 Sabres in MiG Alley



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