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; World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees; Saipan, Battle of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944;
When American troops landed on Saipan, there were about 25,000 Japanese civilians on the island. A few of them committed suicide because they had been told that they would be mistreated. The others came into the American camp and are being well...
Michelson, Albert A. (Albert Abraham), 1852-1931; Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909; Holden, Edward S. (Edward Singleton), 1846-1914; Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938; Frost, Edwin Brant, 1866-1935; Sperry, Elmer Ambrose, 1860-1930; Pease, Francis Gladheim,...
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...
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...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; Warships -- United States; Kingfisher (Reconnaissance aircraft); Airplanes, Military -- United States;
The cooperation of two branches of warfare is epitomized in this picture taken aboard a U.S. warship off Kiska. Tiny though they are, these Vough KINGFISHER scout planes will lend accuracy and therefore effectiveness to the heavy guns waiting to...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; Search and rescue operations;
This merchant officer, his suitcase lowered to a waiting lifeboat, prepares to descend a Jacob's ladder and abandon his sinking ship. The tanker, torpedoed by an Axis submarine, settled fast by the stern.
Wildcat (Fighter plane); Aircraft accidents; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American;
CRASH LANDING - A cable parted while this F4F4 was being launched from a catapult and left the
U.S. Marine Corps pilot helpless. Under its own power, the plane made a short deck run, slowly
picked up speed, and launched itself with an air speed...