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Commemorative Card from Operation Breakthrough

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Commemorative Card from Operation Breakthrough

Picture by: Dave Withrow Picture taken on: February 1st, 1988

Tags: Alaska operation breakthrough gray whale card commemorative 1988

An art card, awarded to the entire American and Soviet rescue team of Operation Breakthrough. In 1988, three gray whales were trapped by sea ice outside Barrow, Alaska. This event inspired the new film Big Miracle, released in February 2012.

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