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The El Paso Community Foundation Collection - Aboard the USS Hancock
El Paso Community Foundation
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    Karl O. Wyler, a media businessman from El Paso
    John Phelan, a radio and television sportscaster at El Paso's KTSM
    Aboard the USS Hancock, on active duty at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Launched in January 1944, the USS Hancock was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy. Elvis Presley's appearance on the Milton Berle Show on April 3, 1956, was shot and broadcast live aboard the ship. 
    Military aircraft, including Douglas A-1 Skyraiders, prepare for takeoff
    Geared up for a helicopter ride
    A submarine descends into the ocean
    Shore excursion
    National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu
    Waikiki Beach and the International Market Place
    Training exercises