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...
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...
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...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; Prisoners of war -- Japan;
An American officer who knows Japanese well was speaking to two Japanese soldiers who came over to the American forces on Guam. The two soldiers expressed their thanks for the excellent treatment they had received.
"Didn't you know that American...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; Merchant marine -- Japan -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations;
Ships are the life lines of Japan. Without ships the nation cannot live.
Between December 8, 1941, and June 24, 1944, 1,380 Japanese vessels were sunk. 1,099 of these were cargo ships -- 3,300,000 tons of shipping. In addition, hundreds of smaller...