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[Image 1: Department
of Defense Photo (USMC) A706262. Members of Company D, commanded
by Capt Walter J. Wood, board Mayaguez. Gas masks were worn
because the ship was bombed with tear-gas cannisters by the
Air Force.]

[Image 2: Department of Defense Photo (USMC) 1162857. Marines
await instructions
after securing
the Mayaguez, which had no one on board, at 0822. The two civilians,
at center, from the
Greenville Victory,
had volunteered
to operate the ship and were flown to Utapao on an Air Force
C-141 on the morning of
14 May.]

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