ONE OF MORE THAN 1,100 RESCUED BY COAST GUARD IN ENGLISH CHANNEL - An American Army Private, swimming against death in the English Channel, is rescued in the nick of time by a Coast Guard Rescue Cutter, one of the gallant flotilla that is credited with more than 1,100 rescues off the Normandy Coast since D-Day. The total rises constatnly as wrecked Allied fliers are hauled into the Coast Guard's "always ready" 83-footers. Here Private swims toward a line cast by a Coast Guardsman.
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