WWII War Paint: How Bomber-Jacket Art Emboldened Our Boys
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USS Lexington: A Lady to the End - Warfare History Network
The aircraft carrier USS Lexington waged a gallant war in the Pacific against the Imperial Japanese Navy.
The Path to Pearl Harbor | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans
This article examines how the United States got on to the Path to Pearl Harbor and found itself involved in World War II.
PHOTOS: Attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941
President Franklin Roosevelt called December 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy." On that day, Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory. The bombing killed more than 2,300 Americans. It completely destroyed the American battleship U.S.S. Arizona and capsized the U.S.S. Oklahoma. The attack sank or beached a total of twelve ships and damaged nine others. 160 aircraft were destroyed and 150 others damaged. The attack took the country by…
Paul G. Allen Expedition Discovers the Sunken USS Lexington and Her Aircraft
Those of us interested in military history, and most particularly the naval battles of WWII, watched in awe on Monday when images of the sunken aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV 2) and a number her aircraft began appearing in the news. An expedition, led by Microsoft co-founder, Paul G. Allen, had discovered their final resting place under nearly two miles of water in the Coral Sea some 500 miles off Australia's northeast coast. The mighty carrier went down following the Battle of the Coral…
[5157X3040] USS Oklahoma undergoes the righting operation, April 07, 1943
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