Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes; Lexington (Aircraft carrier : CV-16); War casualties; Military funerals;
U.S. Navy war photographs, p. 121: To the dead are accorded the honors that go only to heroic men of the sea who die in battle - burial at sea with full rite and ritual while their shipmates, with all the dignity of the living, pay silent tribute....
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...
China. Navy Manuscripts; Articles; Clippings (information artifacts) China -- Foreign relations; China -- History, Naval; China -- Territories and possessions Petroleum industry and trade -- China; Sea-power -- China -- History
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century;
What is honorable death?
To die in performance of a brave act which definitely is for the good of the nation is honorable death. To die a dog's death is not honorable death.
What is honorable life?
It consists in maintaining one's self and doing...
Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes; World War, 1939-1945;
No sooner had her daddy received a Gold Star in lieu of a second Distinguished Flying Cross for heroic action against the enemy in the Southwest Pacific, than little "Douggie" Gray rushed forward to express congratulations in her own inimitable...