February 15, 1978

1978: During Operation SNOW BLOW II, USAF C-5s, C-141s, and C-130s deliver 2,300 tons of snow-removal equipment and other supplies to snowbound New England after a blizzard on 6 February closed most transportation lines in the state of Rhode Island. More than 1,000 passengers are airlifted to safety during the operation. (Stock Image)