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  • NH 94884

    history.navy.mil 27 May '17, 11am

    Tragedy of USS Memphis Sinking of USS Indianapolis The Catastrophic Fire Aboard USS Forrestal Conestoga Atlantis: The Legendary Island Bermuda Triangle: Selected Bibliography Flight 19 Amelia Earhart Philadelphia Experiment U-2s, UFOs, and Operation Blue Book Destruction of USS Maine ...

  • Bunker Hill I (CV-17)

    history.navy.mil 25 May '17, 4pm

    Reporting to the Pacific in the fall of 1943 Bunker Hill participated in carrier operations during the Rabaul strike (11 November 1943); Gilbert Islands operation, including support of the landings on Tarawa (13 November-8 December); the Kavieng strikes in support of the Bismarck Arch...

  • 80-G-288867

    history.navy.mil 25 May '17, 1pm

    Tragedy of USS Memphis Sinking of USS Indianapolis The Catastrophic Fire Aboard USS Forrestal Conestoga Atlantis: The Legendary Island Bermuda Triangle: Selected Bibliography Flight 19 Amelia Earhart Philadelphia Experiment U-2s, UFOs, and Operation Blue Book Destruction of USS Maine ...

  • 80-G-260244

    history.navy.mil 25 May '17, 11am

    Tragedy of USS Memphis Sinking of USS Indianapolis The Catastrophic Fire Aboard USS Forrestal Conestoga Atlantis: The Legendary Island Bermuda Triangle: Selected Bibliography Flight 19 Amelia Earhart Philadelphia Experiment U-2s, UFOs, and Operation Blue Book Destruction of USS Maine ...

  • 80-G-260322

    history.navy.mil 25 May '17, 11am

    Tragedy of USS Memphis Sinking of USS Indianapolis The Catastrophic Fire Aboard USS Forrestal Conestoga Atlantis: The Legendary Island Bermuda Triangle: Selected Bibliography Flight 19 Amelia Earhart Philadelphia Experiment U-2s, UFOs, and Operation Blue Book Destruction of USS Maine ...

  • Interesting story about the 1st @USNavy destroyers to reach the European war zone for #WWI service:

    Return of the Mayflower

    history.navy.mil 05 May '17, 4pm

    The Atlantic crossing of Division Eight marked the first of many such wartime voyages. By 6 April 1918, 59 American destroyers operated in European Waters. U.S. Navy destroyers and other antisubmarine craft helped provide the strength needed to effectively combat the German submarine ...

  • USS Kearsarge (CV 33) was commissioned #OTD in 1946. More #history of the ship here:

    Kearsarge III (CV-33)

    history.navy.mil 02 May '17, 2pm

    A mountain in Merrimack County, N.H. III The third Kearsarge (CV-33) was launched 5 May 1945 by the New York Naval Shipyard, New York; sponsored by Mrs. Aubrey W. Fitch; and commissioned 2 March 1946, Captain Francis J. McKenna in command. Kearsarge arrived at her homeport Norfolk 21 ...

  • Halsey-Doolittle Raid

    history.navy.mil 18 Apr '17, 2pm

    Conceived in January 1942 in the wake of the devastating Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the “joint Army-Navy bombing project” was to bomb Japanese industrial centers, to inflict both “material and psychological” damage upon the enemy. Planners hoped that the former would in...

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