Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944; Antiaircraft artillery; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American;
Fatally stricken, the Japanese bomber plunges into the sea between two destroyers, part of a Naval force guarding troops ashore in the Philippines. (Second of a series of three photographs, [file numbers] 5036; 5037; and 5038)
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...
Airplanes, Military -- Japan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Japanese
Flame and smoke billow from a stricken Japanese "Mavis" patrol bomber after it was hit and downed off Fukue Shima by U.S. Navy Cornado bombers on May 10. The enemy craft was trying to flee to its home base when attacked and destroyed. (This is No.3...
Hornet (Aircraft carrier : CV-8); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; Yorktown Class (Aircraft carriers) -- History; Damage control (Warships); Damage control (Warships);
LAST PHOTOGRAPHS OF USS HORNET, NAVY AIRCRAFT CARRIER--The U. S. Navy dis-
closed today that the airplane carrier sunk during the Battle of the Santa
Cruz Islands last October 26, was the USS HORNET, shown here dead in the water
Yorktown (Aircraft carrier: CV-5); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American;
SWAN SONG OF THE YORKTOWN NEARS---Listing heavily to the port side with
smoke billowing from her single funnel, the U.S. YORKTOWN is shown after
withstanding a successful, bruising attack by Japanese aircraft last June
4. But forty-eight hours...
Ticonderoga (Attack aircraft carrier : CVA-14); Aircraft carriers -- United States; Airplanes, Military -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines;
The U.S.S. TICONDEROGA, new ESSEX class carrier, has left a blistering trail of incredible destruction during its first three months in the Pacific. While the crew came to know the mighty flattop as the big "T", the Japs knew her only as...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains -- United States; United States. Navy -- Religious life; O'Callahan, Joseph Timothy, 1905-1964; Franklin (Aircraft carrier : CV-13); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan;
Less than 16 months after she was commissioned, the stricken ESSEX-class aircraft carrier U.S.S. FRANKLIN arrived at Brooklyn Navy Yard under her own power - a ghastly but unforgettable memorial to the heroism of those who man the Navy's ships and...