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by Bennington20
Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:49 am
Forum: Books and Reference
Topic: Former crewman USS Bennington, Operation Mariner, 1953
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Former crewman USS Bennington, Operation Mariner, 1953

Greetings! I found your website about 20 minutes ago and noticed chat concerning "Operation Mariner" conducted in the fall, 1953. I was a member of the flight deck crew of the USS Bennington, CVA-20, during that operation. At that time it was described as the largest peacetime exercise ever. From th...
by Bennington20
Sun Jul 01, 2012 6:49 am
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Operation Mariner
Replies: 8
Views: 7497

Former crewman USS Bennington, Operation Mariner, 1953

Greetings! I found your website about 20 minutes ago and noticed chat concerning "Operation Mariner" conducted in the fall, 1953. I was a member of the flight deck crew of the USS Bennington, CVA-20, during that operation. At that time it was described as the largest peacetime exercise ever. From th...