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Home from the war, 1991

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 10, 2018

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Atsugi Naval Air Facility, Japan, April, 1991: Pilots from the USS Midway's carrier air wing return to Atsugi from the Persian Gulf. Even after six months and 3,400 combat missions in the Gulf War, all 100-plus pilots from the wing came home safely.

RELATED MATERIAL:
Two 1991 Stars and Stripes stories about the pilots' return:
     Midway's pilots home and elated
     Midway pilots recount opening days of war

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