3.25.2004
ENLARGE THE PHOTO
Balloon Crew at Work

undated LUCE photo via PNF, Naples

A crew of Italian Navy sailors and Army soldiers launch a antiaircraft barrage balloon in Tunisia, North Africa. Note the sailor manning the winch in the foreground. The caption indicates the men are in the last stages of preparing for the stablization of the barrage balloon prior to sending it aloft. Some palm trees can be seen in the background.

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