Pearl Harbor: A catalyst That Forever Changed Coast Guard Search and Rescue–CG Compass

In honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack, the Coast Guard Compass has an interesting post about how then Lt., later Captain,  Frank A. Erickson‘s experiences during the attack on Pearl Harbor may have influenced the future development of the helicopter as a Search and Rescue tool.

They also provided the clip above.

Here are some of commemorative post marking this day:

There is also the Coast Guard history Pearl Harbor index.



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