De Haven, Edwin Jesse, 1816-1865; Grinnell Expedition (1st : 1850-1851); Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration; United States Coast and Geodetic Survey; Manuscripts;
(44) (Continued from Daily Tribune of Oct . 25. )
LETTER FROM E. K. KANE.
Communicated for the Tribune .
Lancaster Sound, between Cape Crawford)
and York, Wednesday, Aug. 21 )
On the 13th of August a steady breeze and open Leads
helped us to an...
Delaware (Battleship : BB-28); Indiana (Battleship : BB-1); Iowa (Battleship : BB-4); United States Naval Academy. Class of 1913; United States Naval Academy -- Hazing; United States Naval Academy -- Midshipmen -- Cruises; United States Naval...
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'...
Nevada (Battleship : BB-36); Kamikaze airplanes; Battleships -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; War casualties;
The U.S.S. NEVADA, built by the Charleston Navy Yard, South Carolina, and commissioned March 11, 1916, still commands a prominent place in what is today the world's biggest fleet. An old sea dog that has weathered many battles including the Jap...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese; Destroyers (Warships); Truk (Micronesia);
Veiled in a gigantic cauldron of smoke and sea foam, a Japanese destroyer goes through its death agony before sinking in Truk harbor on February 17 -- a victim of a U.S. Navy torpedo dropped by a Grumman Avenger.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Medical care; War casualties; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Palau;
A wounded U.S. soldier, victim of Japanese sniper fire, is treated on the beach at Angaur Island, Palau. As a comrade cools the wounded man's forehead with precious water from a canteen, the officer in charge of a command post on the front line...
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...