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X-300 Letter, Glenn M .. Hobbs, Supt., University
• 27 of Chicago Laboratory Supply Department,
February 21, 1903, to Professor Geo~ E.
lia.le, Mount Wilson Solar Observatory,
Pasadena., CaJ.ifornia.. Expls.1ns error 1n
bill for gratiog a.nd...
CRUISE OF THE SOMERS:
ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE
DESPOTISM OF THE QUARTERDECK
THE UNMANLY CONDUCT OF COMMANDER MACKENZIE
"Difficulty is a bugbear to children, a stimulus to men."
J. WINCHESTER, NEW WORLD PRESS, 30 ANN ST.
U.S. Brig Somers, New York Jan 11, 1843
My dear Sir,
In taking up my pen to reply to
your valuable and most welcome letter of the 3 instant I have
little hope of expressing to you a tithe of the gratification which
I have derived myself, and a...
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'...
Airplanes, Military -- Japan; Bombing, Aerial; Kamikaze airplanes;
One of the latest secret weapons used by the Japs in a desperate attempt to stop the American advance westward is the Baka Bomb. "Baka," Jap word for fool, was given to this "flying torpedo," because it is controlled by a suicide pilot. The first...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan; B-29 bomber; Bombing, Aerial; Incendiary bombs;
These bombers overhead are strong beyond the dreams of inventors of only five years ago. This plane is over 20 times teh size of your fighter planes; it is so heavily armored that unless it is hit in a few spots composing less than three precent of...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Taiwan;
You all understand that in this war, America's might reaches as far as Japan's homeland. And the greatness of America's Air Force's power is such that practically every day Japan's cities and military harbors are subjected to the danger of...
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.);