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'...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; Artillery; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Guam; Bombardment;
Rising to a crescendo as landing assaults are launched, the aerial and surface bombardment of Guam mantles the Jap stronghold in smoke and flame. In the center of this picture a phosphorus shell explodes in a typical burst of burning fog, while...
Peleliu, Battle of, Palau, 1944; Landing craft -- United States; Artillery; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American;
One of the Pacific Fleet's landing craft launches an attack against the beaches of Peleliu in the Palau group on D-Day, September 15, 1944, preceding landings by troops of the First Marine Division. Army troops landed oat the same time on Angaur,...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; Artillery;
Twin blasts from the main batteries fore and aft burst forth at the same time from a U.S. warship bombarding the Japanese on Kiska Island in the Aleutians, July 6, 1943. The photograph was made by a U.S. Navy photographer aboard a cruiser...