Tag Archives: Naval History

Doolittle Raid Anniversary April 18, 1942 77th Anniversary

Lest we forget.  In memory of and to honor those 80 men who participated in the Doolittle Raid and those who served on the ships and provided other support for the raid. Out of 80 Doolittle Raiders, some did not … Continue reading

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RIP Richard “Dick” Cole, Doolittle Raider April 9, 2019

Updated with a link to several more Virtual Cemeteries. I was at home last night when I saw the note on Facebook about Doolittle Raider Dick Cole dying. He was 103 years old and the last surviving member of the … Continue reading

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Kerrin Humphrey – Boatswain’s mate, Royal Australian Navy YouTube Video

Seems I am in an Australian mood today – Kerrin Humphrey – Boatswain’s mate, Royal Australian Navy YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfrpfPtVOsI (around 16:53 minutes long). In 61 minutes, I will be posting about the ANZAC Memorial which is the YouTube channel … Continue reading

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Oldest Submarine Still On Active Duty

I ran across the article on Facebook a while back and kept meaning to do a post about the submarine. It seems I lost the original link. One of my first thoughts was maybe it’s a museum sub that was … Continue reading

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Soviet B-39 Submarine Ship Museum, San Diego, California

As part of my ongoing Ship Museums series, I chose B-39, a Russian submarine that is now part of the San Diego Maritime Museum. GPS locations: Google Maps, Microsoft Bing, Mapquest Soviet B-39: http://www.hnsa.org/hnsa-ships/soviet-b-39/ Official website – Maritime Museum of … Continue reading

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Interesting Little Known Coast Guard Medal of Honor Facts

If you go to Wikipedia and most Medal of Honor related websites, you hear about the three (3) Medal of Honor designs – Army, Navy, and Air Force. However, if you read this section of Wikipedia’s Medal of Honor article: … Continue reading

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See How The Seabees Handle The Difficult, And The Impossible

In honor of SeaBees 77th Birthday March 5, 2019, I decided to share this blog post: See How The Seabees Handle The Difficult, And The Impossible: https://blog.theveteranssite.greatergood.com/seebees-difficult/  

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