11 Feb 1975
  • Vasily Chuikov was awarded the Order of Lenin for the seventh time. ww2dbase [Vasily Chuikov | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Feb 1975
USS Hancock off San Diego, California, United States, 11 Feb 1975; note twelve A-4 Skyhawk attack aircraft and one SH-3 helicopter on the flight deck

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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