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On this day in history - Operation Haylift
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Five officers and Airmen of the South Dakota Air National Guard participated in "Operation Haylift" on this day in history, March 28, 1952. The mission lasted until April 11, 1952 when the heavy amounts of snow across the state drifted and had stranded cattle in the fields. A total of 27 emergency flight missions were flown with the unit dropping 2,412 bales of hay to starving cattle below.(Historical National Guard photo)(Released)

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