Getting stranded behind enemy lines is a concern during every combat mission and one aircraft set the standard for combat search and rescue during the Southeast Asia War -- the Sikorsky HH-3E. Nicknamed the "Jolly Green Giant," the helicopter performed combat search and rescue to recover downed Airmen during the war. Learn about the Sikorsky HH-3E on the Yesterday's Air Force video on the U.S. Air Force website. Yesterday's Air Force is a history and heritage featurette series that airs every other week, profiling significant people and missions from the Air Force's past.
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