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Clyde Everett Lassen - Medal of Honor recipient.
Note from sleeve: Born in Fort Myers March 14, 1942. Graduated from Venice High School. Enlisted in US Navy 1961. Completed flight training at Pensacola 1964. A pilot and aircraft commander of a search and rescue helicopter attached to Helicopter Support Squadron 7 during operations against North Vietnam. Through enemy fire, he repeatedly attempted to rescue the crew of a downed aircraft. Finally successful, he returned to the USS Jouett with only 5 minutes of fuel remaining. Retired from the Navy as a Commander in 1981. Died of cancer April 1, 1994. Buried at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola.
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Clyde Everett Lassen - Medal of Honor recipient. 20th century. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/152325>, accessed 2 December 2022.
Clyde Everett Lassen - Medal of Honor recipient. 20th century. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/152325>