[Photo] Chester Nimitz and William Halsey aboard USS Curtiss at 'Button' Naval Base, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 20 Jan 1943, photo 1 of 2
[Photo] Chester Nimitz and William Halsey aboard USS Curtiss at 'Button' Naval Base, Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 20 Jan 1943, photo 1 of 2 | World War II Database
USS Oklahoma City
USS Oklahoma City By: Garland Davis She was known as the “Okie Boat” by those who served in her and those of us who knew her. I was never assigned into Oklahoma City, but I have many friend…
Found: The Cold War Wreck of a World War II Submarine
A training exercise in 1958 sent the USS Stickleback to the ocean floor.The crew of the USS Stickleback didn’t expect things to end this way—rising from the depths on May 28, 1958, only to be …
80-G-706984: USS Midway (CVB-41) during gale east of Sicily, Italy, released February 4, 1949. Photographed from USS Philippine Sea (CVB 47). U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/06/14).
How typhoons at the end of World War II swamped U.S. ships and nearly saved Japan from defeat
70 years ago, two typhoons hit and seriously damaged scores of U.S. Navy ships in the last battles of World War II, killing more than 800 Americans.
Families thankful for Pa. monument dedicated to USS Frank E. Evans sailors
Barbara Rikal hopes a memorial dedicated on Tuesday to her husband and four other Navy seamen who died 45 years ago off the coast of Vietnam will be a “stepping stone” to getting their names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
USS Tarawa CV-40
USS Tarawa, a 27,100-ton Ticonderoga class aircraft carrier, was built at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia. Commissioned in December 1945, she made a shakedown cruise to the Caribbean in early 1946 and joined the Pacific Fleet in July. From mid-1946 until April 1947, the new carrier operated in the central and western Pacific, then spent more than a year in the vicinity of the U.S. west coast. Tarawa began a voyage to the east coast "the long way round" beginning in late September 1948…