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...
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...
Aircraft carriers -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; Operation Torch, 1942; Wildcat (Fighter plane);
TWILIGHT, INVASTION DAY -- Rays of the setting sun form an aureole as they stream
through the clouds in the sky over French Morocco onthe evening of the day
Allied forces invaded North Africa. Dark in the gathering gloom, planes of a
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Palau; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Destroyers (Warships);
Piercing the heart of a vital Japanese defense zone, a mighty U.S. Navy Task Force blistered the enemy fortress of Palau, within 600 miles of the Philippines, then swung about to smash Woleai and Yap. Lasting from March 29 to March 31, 1944, the...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Mariana Islands; Saipan, Battle of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944; Airplanes, Military -- Japan;
Almost obscured in the billowing sheet of flame and smoke that envelope its outline, a Jap "Betty" sinks beneath the surface off Saipan ... one of fourteen enemy planes shot down by the deadly anti-aircraft fire of a U.S. Naval task force which...