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Photo by: Rod Lamkey Jr.

Richard Swanson was a Coast Guard storekeeper second class when he helped to rescue the men from the U.S. Army troopship Dorchester on February 3, 1943 off the coast of Greenland. Making the trip from his home in Mead, Ne, he came for the dedication of the Jewish Chaplains Memorial in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va, Monday, October 24, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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