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Alaska Native honored 67 years after rescue

AP, 01 Apr 2023
(1 Apr 2023) In 1955, Siberian Yupik Eskimos, who were Alaska National Guard members, rescued a Navy plane shot down by Russian jets over St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Strait. Now, a surviving guardsmen and families of others are receiving a medal from the state of Alaska. (April 1) (AP video: Mark Thiessen)

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