World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Hornet (Aircraft carrier : CV-8); Mitchell (Bomber); Aircraft carriers -- United States;
Despite turbulent seas, the starter gives a North American B-25 bomber the readiness signal on the flight deck of the pitching aircraft carrier U.S.S. HORNET.
Slide #229: Doolittle raid 10 April 1942. Ted Lawson takes off without lowering his...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; Saratoga (Aircraft carrier : CV-3); Aircraft carriers -- United States; Damage control (Warships); Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945;
The veteran Navy carrier U.S.S. SARATOGA fought through three years and three months without suffering a bomb hit. But when her luck ran out, it ran out with a vengeance. On February 21, 1945, while operating off Iwo Jima, the SARA sustained seven...
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...
This photo and the following caption appeared in the 1941 Army/Navy football program, page 181, on November 29, 1941, just nine days before the attack on Pearl Harbor:
"A bow on view of the U. S. S. Arizona as she plows into a huge swell. It is...