World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine; Anti-submarine warfare; Depth charges;
Two depth charges explode simultaneously as a speedy little U.S. navy PC boat launches its deadly attack against an Axis submarine. On the horizon at the extreme left may be seen a merchant vessel steaming hurriedly away from the scene. The geysers...
De Haven, Edwin Jesse, 1816-1865; Grinnell Expedition (1st : 1850-1851); Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration; United States Coast and Geodetic Survey; Manuscripts;
explored; opportunity for further discovery, and more minute
observation than has been hitherto enjoyed in that region , will,
we have no doubt, be open to them; and while a ll these gallant
adventurers are entitled to our kindliest...
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works; New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Capture, 1862; Fort Jackson (La.); Fort St. Philip (La.);
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Mariana Islands; Saipan, Battle of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944; Aircraft carriers -- United States;...
Gunning his plane forward, a U.S. Navy pilot prepares to take-off from the flight deck of his carrier to drive home a blow at Jap-held Saipan in the Marianas. All about him the deadly blossoms of anti-aircraft fire add to the imminent threat of...
United States.Navy.Court-martial (Mackenzie : 1843); Somers (Brig : 1842-1846); Somers Mutiny, 1842; Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States
CASE OF THE SOMERS' MUTINY
DEFENCE OF ALEXANDER SLIDELL MACKENZIE
COMMANDER OF THE U.S. BRIG SOMERS,
BEFORE THE COURT MARTIAL HELD AT THE NAVY YARD, BROOKLYN
TRlBUNE OFFICE, 160 NASSAU STREET,
CASE OF THE SOMERS'...
Wildcat (Fighter plane); Aircraft accidents; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American;
CRASH LANDING - A cable parted while this F4F4 was being launched from a catapult and left the
U.S. Marine Corps pilot helpless. Under its own power, the plane made a short deck run, slowly
picked up speed, and launched itself with an air speed of...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Bombing, Aerial; Airplanes, Military -- Japan; Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945;
Smashed by bombs dropped by carrier-based Navy planes, Jap aircraft on Iwo Jima lie shattered and burning on the airstrip on the strategic island -- today the scene of a determined attack by members of the Fifth Amphibious Corps of the U.S....
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees; Saipan, Battle of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944;
When American troops landed on Saipan, there were about 25,000 Japanese civilians on the island. A few of them committed suicide because they had been told that they would be mistreated. The others came into the American camp and are being well...