New York Jany 3rd 1843
Although a personal stranger to you, I cannot
restrain the expression of my feelings to you, in this moment of
universal excitement—I am a very old soldier of the Revolution,
and was present at Head...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Hornet (Aircraft carrier : CV-8); Mitchell (Bomber); Aircraft carriers -- United States;
In April 1942, the United States and the world at large was electrified by an announcement by President Roosevelt that American fliers had carried teh BAttle of the Pacific to the heart of the Japanese Empire with a surprising and daring raid on...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; Attu Island (Alaska), Battle of, 1943; Landing craft -- United States;
Landing craft dot the water as the first wave of Americans headed for a job on Attu Island in the Aleutians, in May 1943. Almost a year before the Japs had occupied Attu, Agattu, and Kiska in the Western Aleutians, had failed to capture Dutch...
Girault, A. N. (Arsène Napoléon), 1801-1874; Girault, Edward Lepelltier 1832-1910; French language -- composition and exercises; Education -- United States; Manuscripts; Correspondence; Legal documents;