There are number of items that cannot be displayed on the map, please switch to grid view to see all items.
Map is loading...
Timeline is loading...
What they didn't know was that the impulse bottles that held compressed air for the torpedoes had ruptured and they...
Ferrier's airplane was taken back to Pearl Harbor after the battle. The engineers do all sorts of things to the plane,...
Alexander Vraciu lost his wing man, Brockmeyer [Annotators Note: US Navy Ensign Homer Brockmeyer], out over the...
James Nerison was sent home because it was his turn. After a year men in his outfit were sent home for a 30 day...
The Japanese kept the Americans and British in separate groups until they started working on the railroad.The food was...
Most of the time, they got along with the Filipinos. Stinson notes that any foreigner who comes in and occupies another...
Merrill's roommate was Olie Hansen.After a raid the Enterprise [Annotator's Note: aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, CV-6...
The Marines had to land about a thousand yards short of the beach at Tarawa. Tarrant recalls the San Francisco's guns...
When Blanchard's ship [Annotator's Note: USS Franklin, CV-13] was attacked he didn't realize how close they were to...
There was a problem on Midway with producing fresh water. It was solved by evaporators and other techniques that were...
Janice Benario met her future husband at a Latin seminar at Johns Hopkins. Benario’s husband took a position at Emory...
They had the Evans floating and had an auxiliary generator running; that meant lights and refrigeration. They were...
When Donald Hoff's pilot pulled up from his dive, he pulled up so hard that he blacked out. When he opened his eyes he...
Wahlen said he hesitated talking about the war when he came home, but sometimes the pressure was put on him to talk....
They went directly into Ormoc Bay [Annotator's Note: Philippines]. Once the troops landed the kamikazes started to...
When the Laffey left Pearl Harbor she was assigned as a escort for an old battleship heading out into the Pacific to...
[Annotators Note: Harold Ward served in the navy as a mess attendant aboard the heavy cruiser USS San Francisco (CA-38...
When he was still 100 miles out from his carrier [Annotator's Note: USS Enterprise (CV-6) ], the primitive radar in his...
Alex Vraciu lost his wing man, Brockmeyer [Annotators Note: US Navy Ensign Homer Brockmeyer] out over the Japanese...
The USS New Orleans [Annotator's Note: US Navy heavy cruiser USS New Orleans, CA32] was a sister ship to the San...
The ship spent a few days in San Diego. When the Yorktown had passed through the Panama Canal, Vejtasa had been...
There were a lot of events that did not make a lasting impression on Crain. He cannot recall the troops he brought in...
As they went out, they saw a lone destroyer or possibly a light cruiser. They went to find the carrier but they did not...
Lepla took off with the strike group on the morning of the Battle of Santa Cruz [Annotator's Note: 26 October 1942]....
Wiley was put into a shack and slept the night there. That night he met the Chief of the tribe and was taken to a...
Baptiste was involved in 12 or 14 different battles in the Solomons. They lost heavily on the heavy cruisers like the...
Starnes has thought about the night the USS Boise ambushed the Tokyo Express many times. He had a sense of apprehension...
Most of the tests had to do with navigation. They got off of the ship in Pearl Harbor. Eventually Earnest was told that...
The planes all arrived about the same time. They then steamed north.The men knew that the Japanese had sent an armada...
[Annotators Note: Norman J. Kleiss, known as Dusty, was a dive bomber pilot in Scouting Squadron 6 (VS-6) flying from...
In Seattle the ship was opened to the pubic to try to convince them to keep working hard. Ari Phoutrides believes that...
Grieves made eleven runs on the submarine Thresher [Annotator's Note: USS Thresher (SS-200)]. He left the Thresher and...
Ferrier did not like the way they were awarding flight orders to the crewman. Ferrier made his boss well aware of that...
Alexander Vraciu and the other members of his squadron [Annotators Note: Fighting Squadron 16 (VF 16)] were in their...
The men got up before daylight and took their mess kits and lined up for some soup. Then they immediately lined up in...
By the time the second strike was launched, the first attack on Hiryu [Annotator's Note: Japanese aircraft carrier...

Pages