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US Navy Memorial The official page of the United States Navy Memorial in DC. Home to Memorial Plaza, the Lone Sailor, and a Visitor Center. Learn more at navymemorial.org
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The US Navy Memorial is dedicated to educating the public about the maritime heritage of the United States and honoring the contribution of the members of the Sea Services --- Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine to that heritage.

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#fridayfeeling We are feeling motivated by those who live a life of service – both in and out of uniform. Our 2021 Lone ...
08/20/2021

#fridayfeeling We are feeling motivated by those who live a life of service – both in and out of uniform. Our 2021 Lone Sailor Award recipients exemplify the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment to their cores.

Learn more about this award and our recipients below, then be sure to save your spot to help us Honor, Recognize, and Celebrate the legacies of two incredible individuals!

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#fridayfeeling We are feeling motivated by those who live a life of service – both in and out of uniform. Our 2021 Lone Sailor Award recipients exemplify the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment to their cores.

Learn more about this award and our recipients below, then be sure to save your spot to help us Honor, Recognize, and Celebrate the legacies of two incredible individuals!

www.lonesailor2021.com

08/19/2021

Too rainy for movies on the memorial tonight, we will be back with another show next Thursday!!

08/18/2021

Our #VeteranoftheWeek is John McIntyre Graduate United States Naval Academy Class of 1956. View this clip to hear how a USNA graduate had a career in the United States Air Force during the #coldwar.

Visit: https://www.youtube.com/navymemorial/videos to view his complete service history and thousands more.

Tuesday is concert night! Don't miss tonight's Concert on the Avenue performed by the Navy Band at 7:00 PM ET at Navy Me...
08/17/2021

Tuesday is concert night! Don't miss tonight's Concert on the Avenue performed by the Navy Band at 7:00 PM ET at Navy Memorial Plaza. Fingers crossed the rain stays away ☔ #concertsontheavenue (Photo courtesy Jeff Malet)

Tuesday is concert night! Don't miss tonight's Concert on the Avenue performed by the Navy Band at 7:00 PM ET at Navy Memorial Plaza. Fingers crossed the rain stays away ☔ #concertsontheavenue (Photo courtesy Jeff Malet)

#TodayinNavyHistory 1942 the USS Nautilus and USS Argonaut submarines landed more than 200 Marines on Makin Island in th...
08/17/2021

#TodayinNavyHistory 1942 the USS Nautilus and USS Argonaut submarines landed more than 200 Marines on Makin Island in the first ever amphibious attack made from submarines. Expert level stealth from expert sailors!

#TodayinNavyHistory 1942 the USS Nautilus and USS Argonaut submarines landed more than 200 Marines on Makin Island in the first ever amphibious attack made from submarines. Expert level stealth from expert sailors!

SITREP Incoming! Our next SITREP will be on August 31st at 3:00 PM ET featuring United States Naval Academy Superintende...
08/16/2021

SITREP Incoming! Our next SITREP will be on August 31st at 3:00 PM ET featuring United States Naval Academy Superintendent VADM Sean Buck.

Register here to learn more: https://navymemorial.swoogo.com/sitrep9

SITREP Incoming! Our next SITREP will be on August 31st at 3:00 PM ET featuring United States Naval Academy Superintendent VADM Sean Buck.

Register here to learn more: https://navymemorial.swoogo.com/sitrep9

08/13/2021

This message comes from 2021 Lone Sailor Award honoree Drew Carey reminding YOU to register to watch the FREE livestream of the Lone Sailor Awards!

Register here: www.lonesailor2021.com

Tonight's Movie on the Memorial is Proud! Come out Navy Memorial tonight at sundown to learn the story of USS Mason DDG ...
08/12/2021

Tonight's Movie on the Memorial is Proud! Come out Navy Memorial tonight at sundown to learn the story of USS Mason DDG 87 and its role as one of the only ships to be manned by an African-American crew in WW2. (Photo courtesy of Lionsgate) #proud #navy #america

Tonight's Movie on the Memorial is Proud! Come out Navy Memorial tonight at sundown to learn the story of USS Mason DDG 87 and its role as one of the only ships to be manned by an African-American crew in WW2. (Photo courtesy of Lionsgate) #proud #navy #america

Our #VeteranoftheWeek is #WWIIVeteran Lt. Harry Patch. Hear his inspiring story how instant initiative led to a promotio...
08/11/2021
USNM Interview of Harry Patch Part One Joining the Navy in 1940 & Memories of the USS Colorado BB 45

Our #VeteranoftheWeek is #WWIIVeteran Lt. Harry Patch. Hear his inspiring story how instant initiative led to a promotion on the #BattleshipColorado in 1940. Visit: https://www.navymemorial.org/stories-of-service to view his complete service history & thousands more.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijWRKCkcjGQ

The United States Navy Memorial Presents: Tales From The Navy Log“Our mission is to honor and preserve the stories of our Nation’s past, so that we may never...

Want to rock with the United States Navy Band? Tonight's your chance! Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight to watch a fre...
08/10/2021

Want to rock with the United States Navy Band? Tonight's your chance! Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight to watch a free concert with your favorite hits! Any song requests?
U.S. Navy U.S. Coast Guard Southeast Navy Athletics (Photo courtesy Julia Coppoc)#navyband #concertsontheavenue

Want to rock with the United States Navy Band? Tonight's your chance! Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight to watch a free concert with your favorite hits! Any song requests?
U.S. Navy U.S. Coast Guard Southeast Navy Athletics (Photo courtesy Julia Coppoc)#navyband #concertsontheavenue

Today is a beautiful day to visit the U.S. Navy Memorial! Come to the beautiful Navy Memorial Plaza and see our fantasti...
08/09/2021

Today is a beautiful day to visit the U.S. Navy Memorial! Come to the beautiful Navy Memorial Plaza and see our fantastic exhibits, videos, and more celebrating the sea services. #navymemorial #navy #visitDC (Photo courtesy Jeff Malet)

Today is a beautiful day to visit the U.S. Navy Memorial! Come to the beautiful Navy Memorial Plaza and see our fantastic exhibits, videos, and more celebrating the sea services. #navymemorial #navy #visitDC (Photo courtesy Jeff Malet)

Today on August 7th we honor those who were harmed or lost in the field of battle with Purple Heart Day. Thank you to th...
08/07/2021

Today on August 7th we honor those who were harmed or lost in the field of battle with Purple Heart Day. Thank you to those who have put their lives on the line for our safety! Your sacrifice means the world to us 💜 #purpleheartday (Photo credit Staff Sgt. Timothy Koster)

Today on August 7th we honor those who were harmed or lost in the field of battle with Purple Heart Day. Thank you to those who have put their lives on the line for our safety! Your sacrifice means the world to us 💜 #purpleheartday (Photo credit Staff Sgt. Timothy Koster)

The Navy Memorial crew is sailing into the weekend! See you Monday ⚓⛵⚓
08/06/2021

The Navy Memorial crew is sailing into the weekend! See you Monday ⚓⛵⚓

The Navy Memorial crew is sailing into the weekend! See you Monday ⚓⛵⚓

Danger Zone!! Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight to check out the greatest Tom Cruise film of all time (That's right, I...
08/05/2021

Danger Zone!! Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight to check out the greatest Tom Cruise film of all time (That's right, I said it). Film begins tonight at sundown! 🛩️ #dangerzone #topgun #tomcruise #moviesonthememorial (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

Danger Zone!! Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight to check out the greatest Tom Cruise film of all time (That's right, I said it). Film begins tonight at sundown! 🛩️ #dangerzone #topgun #tomcruise #moviesonthememorial (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

Happy 231st birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard! Thank you for your amazing work to keep America safe every day!! (Photo Cr...
08/04/2021

Happy 231st birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard! Thank you for your amazing work to keep America safe every day!! (Photo Credit: SCPO Sara Muir) #coastguard #coastguardrescue 🛥🚁

Happy 231st birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard! Thank you for your amazing work to keep America safe every day!! (Photo Credit: SCPO Sara Muir) #coastguard #coastguardrescue 🛥🚁

Looking for a good date night? Come to Navy Memorial plaza tonight to see the United States Navy Band jam at Concerts on...
08/03/2021

Looking for a good date night? Come to Navy Memorial plaza tonight to see the United States Navy Band jam at Concerts on the Avenue! The event is completely FREE and the music rocks 🎸🎤. See you there! #navymemorial #concertsontheavenue

Looking for a good date night? Come to Navy Memorial plaza tonight to see the United States Navy Band jam at Concerts on the Avenue! The event is completely FREE and the music rocks 🎸🎤. See you there! #navymemorial #concertsontheavenue

Never forget where we came from. Never lose sight of where we're going. Excellent wisdom from a once CNO, Admiral George...
08/03/2021

Never forget where we came from. Never lose sight of where we're going. Excellent wisdom from a once CNO, Admiral George Anderson. #usnavy #memorial #quotesofhistory

Never forget where we came from. Never lose sight of where we're going. Excellent wisdom from a once CNO, Admiral George Anderson. #usnavy #memorial #quotesofhistory

Our team is enjoying shore leave at the Sea Air Space to show what we have done over this last amazing year! #seaairspac...
08/02/2021

Our team is enjoying shore leave at the Sea Air Space to show what we have done over this last amazing year! #seaairspace #navy #memorial

Our team is enjoying shore leave at the Sea Air Space to show what we have done over this last amazing year! #seaairspace #navy #memorial

08/02/2021

Our #VeteranOfTheWeek is @USCG #WWII Veteran Captain Paul Peak. In this clip, #CoastGuardWife Jean Peak shares falling in love with her U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of 1945 Husband for 70 Years. Visit https://www.youtube.com/navymemorial/videos
to explore the archive and view #SeaStories today.

We have two #veteranoftheweek posts this time! Our new #VeteranoftheWeek is #WWIIVeteran Captain Richard G. Zimermann #T...
07/30/2021

We have two #veteranoftheweek posts this time! Our new #VeteranoftheWeek is #WWIIVeteran Captain Richard G. Zimermann #TinCanSailor. View this clip to hear his memories of the Navy Academy Class of 1943, the #DDayInvasion on the USS Frankfort DD 497 & battling German Defenses in France in 1944.
Click https://youtu.be/EbP-tJtqgi0 to view his story.

We have two #veteranoftheweek posts this time! Our new #VeteranoftheWeek is #WWIIVeteran Captain Richard G. Zimermann #TinCanSailor. View this clip to hear his memories of the Navy Academy Class of 1943, the #DDayInvasion on the USS Frankfort DD 497 & battling German Defenses in France in 1944.
Click https://youtu.be/EbP-tJtqgi0 to view his story.

Did you know past Lone Sailor Awards included names like Bill Withers, Ronald Reagan, and Jeff Bridges? Register Today f...
07/30/2021

Did you know past Lone Sailor Awards included names like Bill Withers, Ronald Reagan, and Jeff Bridges? Register Today for the big event, happening September 23rd! #lonesailor #navy

Learn More Here: https://www.lonesailor2021.com/

Did you know past Lone Sailor Awards included names like Bill Withers, Ronald Reagan, and Jeff Bridges? Register Today for the big event, happening September 23rd! #lonesailor #navy

Learn More Here: https://www.lonesailor2021.com/

It's movie time! Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight to see a lauded classic, Tora! Tora! Tora! This incredible film is ...
07/29/2021

It's movie time! Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight to see a lauded classic, Tora! Tora! Tora! This incredible film is free for all to see tonight at 8:30 PM in the heart of D.C. (Photo courtesy 20th Century Fox) #navy #pearlharbor #MOTM

Learn more here: https://www.navymemorial.org/new-events

It's movie time! Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight to see a lauded classic, Tora! Tora! Tora! This incredible film is free for all to see tonight at 8:30 PM in the heart of D.C. (Photo courtesy 20th Century Fox) #navy #pearlharbor #MOTM

Learn more here: https://www.navymemorial.org/new-events

WOW! What a concert we had last night. Huge amazing thanks to the United States Navy Band for an incredible performance ...
07/28/2021

WOW! What a concert we had last night. Huge amazing thanks to the United States Navy Band for an incredible performance last night!!

WOW! What a concert we had last night. Huge amazing thanks to the United States Navy Band for an incredible performance last night!!

Come one, come all! The United States Navy Band is back TONIGHT with Concerts on the Avenue at 7 PM ET. Don't miss out o...
07/27/2021

Come one, come all! The United States Navy Band is back TONIGHT with Concerts on the Avenue at 7 PM ET. Don't miss out on this free event that is fun for the whole family!

More Details: https://www.navymemorial.org/programs-concerts-on-the-avenue

Come one, come all! The United States Navy Band is back TONIGHT with Concerts on the Avenue at 7 PM ET. Don't miss out on this free event that is fun for the whole family!

More Details: https://www.navymemorial.org/programs-concerts-on-the-avenue

Waiting for Concerts on the Avenue to start tomorrow like
07/26/2021

Waiting for Concerts on the Avenue to start tomorrow like

Waiting for Concerts on the Avenue to start tomorrow like

Movies, music, and more! Navy Memorial Plaza is coming alive. Swing by this Tuesday to see Concerts on the Avenue by the...
07/23/2021

Movies, music, and more! Navy Memorial Plaza is coming alive. Swing by this Tuesday to see Concerts on the Avenue by the Navy Band hosted by the U.S. Navy Memorial. Concerts begin at 7 PM, don't miss out! #navyband #navy #concertsontheavenue

Movies, music, and more! Navy Memorial Plaza is coming alive. Swing by this Tuesday to see Concerts on the Avenue by the Navy Band hosted by the U.S. Navy Memorial. Concerts begin at 7 PM, don't miss out! #navyband #navy #concertsontheavenue

Who's ready for more movies? Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight at 8:30 PM ET to see South Pacific for FREE on the big ...
07/22/2021

Who's ready for more movies? Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight at 8:30 PM ET to see South Pacific for FREE on the big screen! All our welcome, so grab a blanket and popcorn and we will see you there! #Moviesonthememorial #navymemorial #SouthPacific

Who's ready for more movies? Come to Navy Memorial Plaza tonight at 8:30 PM ET to see South Pacific for FREE on the big screen! All our welcome, so grab a blanket and popcorn and we will see you there! #Moviesonthememorial #navymemorial #SouthPacific

A very happy 100th (!) birthday to Ima Black! Ima was married to MCPON Delbert D. Black for 50 years, while Ima herself ...
07/22/2021
Navy widow flies in helicopter around Mayport to celebrate 100th birthday

A very happy 100th (!) birthday to Ima Black! Ima was married to MCPON Delbert D. Black for 50 years, while Ima herself served under the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service program during WWII as a seaman first class storekeeper. Happy Birthday Ima! #HappyBirthday #navy https://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/news/national/military-news/navy-widow-flies-in-helicopter-to-celebrate-100th-birthday-local/77-084baa07-1644-4f43-a0a6-4aa9e9de4cd6

Ima Black was also presented with a medallion honoring her service during WWII.

07/21/2021

Our #VeteranoftheWeek is #WWIIVeteran CDR Robert Allen. In this segment, Allen describes the heroism of #CarrierSailors & treating the wounded on the USS Enterprise During the #BattleOfSantaCruz. Visit: https://www.youtube.com/navymemorial/videos to view the complete story and thousands more.

Did you know each #SITREP is filmed in the Delbert D. Black National Chief's Mess? You can see what it looks like for yo...
07/20/2021

Did you know each #SITREP is filmed in the Delbert D. Black National Chief's Mess? You can see what it looks like for yourself by visiting or watching today's episode! #deldblack #navychiefs #Navy

Watch SITREP here: https://navymemorial.swoogo.com/sitrep8

Did you know each #SITREP is filmed in the Delbert D. Black National Chief's Mess? You can see what it looks like for yourself by visiting or watching today's episode! #deldblack #navychiefs #Navy

Watch SITREP here: https://navymemorial.swoogo.com/sitrep8

Have you ever wanted to ask a question of Admiral Robert Burke, Commander of Naval Operations Europe and Africa? Now is ...
07/19/2021
SITREP Speaker Series Episode 8, Featuring Admiral Robert Burke

Have you ever wanted to ask a question of Admiral Robert Burke, Commander of Naval Operations Europe and Africa? Now is your chance. Register to watch the #SITREP live tomorrow and join the conversation! U.S. Navy

Register here: https://navymemorial.swoogo.com/sitrep8

Join the discussion with top Navy Leadership by watching the SITREP Speaker Series Episode 8, featuring Admiral Robert Burke. Register to watch live and ask questions via the live Q&A to get answers directly from U.S. Navy leadership.

Make your voice heard! Register for the #SITREP Tuesday to get your questions answered by the Commander of Naval Forces ...
07/16/2021
SITREP Speaker Series Episode 8, Featuring Admiral Robert Burke

Make your voice heard! Register for the #SITREP Tuesday to get your questions answered by the Commander of Naval Forces Europe! Register here to learn more: https://navymemorial.swoogo.com/sitrep8

Join the discussion with top Navy Leadership by watching the SITREP Speaker Series Episode 8, featuring Admiral Robert Burke. Register to watch live and ask questions via the live Q&A to get answers directly from U.S. Navy leadership.

Grab your popcorn! Movies on the Memorial returns tonight at sundown to show Midway Movie  a story showcasing one of the...
07/15/2021

Grab your popcorn! Movies on the Memorial returns tonight at sundown to show Midway Movie a story showcasing one of the greatest victories in #Navy history. Admission is FREE so don't miss out on this incredible D.C. Event! Huge thanks to event sponsors at Northrop Grumman Corporation and USAA(Photo courtesy Lionsgate)

Grab your popcorn! Movies on the Memorial returns tonight at sundown to show Midway Movie a story showcasing one of the greatest victories in #Navy history. Admission is FREE so don't miss out on this incredible D.C. Event! Huge thanks to event sponsors at Northrop Grumman Corporation and USAA(Photo courtesy Lionsgate)

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The mission of the United States Navy Memorial is to Honor, Recognize and Celebrate the men and women of the Sea Services, past, present and future; and to inform the public about their service.

The United States Navy Memorial is the triumph of a centuries-old dream for America’s Sea Services. When architect Pierre L'Enfant designed Washington, DC, he envisioned a memorial that would celebrate the rich heritage of the United States Navy, dating back to 1775 when a force of eight small wooden ships fought and won its first battle at sea.

L'Enfant's vision would be realized over two hundred years later. Navy legend and former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Arleigh Burke decided there was enough “talk” about a Navy Memorial and that it was time to act. Burke and his Navy colleagues, including former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Tom Moore and former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Elmo "Bud" Zumwalt worked together to form a non-profit organization called the “United States Navy Memorial Foundation” in the spring of 1977.

Under the leadership of Rear Admiral William Thompson, USN (Ret.), the United States Navy Memorial sought and received the blessing of Congress to construct a memorial on public land in the District of Columbia. A bill was introduced in the Senate and House in 1978 and was signed into law by President Carter – a U.S. Naval Academy graduate – in 1980. It would be built on the recently redeveloped Pennsylvania Avenue, also known as “America’s main street” for its prime location between the White House and Capitol Building.

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On its 79th anniversary-- “A Miracle Midway Across the Pacific” Injured Navy pilot, Ensign George Gay, Jr., treaded water in the middle of the Pacific, dodging Japanese warships. Earlier that morning of June 4, 1942, Gay and his squadron of Devastator torpedo planes had attacked a fleet of Japanese aircraft carriers steaming for the strategic atoll of Midway, 1,100 miles northwest of Hawaii. Yet nimble “Zero” fighters had jumped on the lumbering, lightly armed U.S. aircraft, shooting down them all, killing 29 of the squadron’s 30 men. After a pancake landing in the ocean, Gay had scrambled out of his sinking plane. Floating in a life vest, he had a clear view of three enemy carriers: the Akagi, Kaga, and Soryu. The morning had thus far yielded more setbacks in the Second World War’s Pacific theater. On December 7, 1941, Japanese carrier planes had devastated much of the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor. Japan soon seized control of Malaysia, the Dutch East Indies (today Indonesia), Singapore, and the Philippines, then a U.S. commonwealth. Now Tokyo aimed to sink the remnants of the U.S. Navy, and force Washington into peace talks. The skilled Admiral Isoroku Yamamato, architect of the Pearl Harbor assault, put together the plan of attack. Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo, who’d carried out the Pearl Harbor raid, commanded the fleet of four carriers, 229 aircraft, and supporting ships. It was backed up by two other arrays of battleships, light carriers, cruisers, and destroyers, as well as transport ships carrying Imperial Marines to seize Midway. However, the U.S. Navy was waiting and ready. Months before, intelligence experts of Project Magic had broken the Japanese Navy’s code. Some of the analysts worked out of Pearl Harbor, others in temporary barracks in Washington D.C.’s National Mall, within sight of the White House. Cryptanalysts had deciphered the ships in the oncoming fleet and the date of their arrival off Midway. U.S. Marines and airmen prepped the atoll against a sea-borne invasion. And U.S. Pacific Fleet commander Admiral Chester Nimitz ordered the carriers USS Enterprise and Hornet , skippered by Admiral Ray Spruance, to lay in ambush east of Midway. They were joined, almost miraculously, by the carrier USS Yorktown, which the Japanese believed they had sunk months before. Severely damaged, she’d been towed to Pearl Harbor where, in just 72 hours, mechanics had patched up her superstructure and flight deck. At 6:30 A.M. on June 4, aircraft from the Japanese carriers raided Midway, but failed to knock out its air base. Earlier, a U.S. patrol plane had spotted the Japanese fleet. In response, the Americans launched a series of piecemeal raids from their three carriers and from Midway. Yet the Navy torpedo planes, Marine Corps bombers, and long-range Army Air Force B-26 bombers failed to hit a single ship. Carrier-launched Zeros knocked most of them out of the sky. Meantime, Nagumo ordered his returning pilots to prepare to again attack the Midway airfield. Soon after, however, a Japanese patrol plane spotted a U.S. carrier, and radioed back word. Nagumo, alarmed, ordered a switch to an attack on the U.S. fleet. This entailed the time-consuming labor of replacing the aircrafts’ aerial bombs with anti-ship ordinance. Then Ensign Gay’s torpedo planes, and two other squadrons from the Enterprise, Hornet, and Yorktown, made their attacks. Although shot out of the sky, they delayed the launch of the next Japanese air wave, and stripped the carriers of the Zeros’ protective cover. Fatefully, three more squadrons of U.S. planes—Dauntless dive bombers from the Enterprise and Yorktown--then appeared overhead. One squadron was nearly out of enough fuel for a return flight, but its leader, Lieutenant Commander C. Wade McClusky, Jr., gambling he could get his planes home, had pressed on. The Japanese carriers--devoid of air cover, their decks crammed with high explosives and refueling planes--were caught flat-footed. The dive bombers swooped in, scoring direct hits. Flight commander Mitsuo Fuchida, a squadron chief at Pearl Harbor, witnessed the attack from the Akagi: “As the fire spread among planes lined up wing to wing on the after flight deck, their torpedoes began to explode,” he recalled. “The entire hangar area was a blazing inferno”. Ensign Gay, floating just hundreds of yards from the carriers, had a ringside seat, “cheering and hollering with every hit." Three carriers were set ablaze, and sank. Several hours later, bombers from the remaining Japanese carrier the Hiryu severely damaged the Yorktown. A Japanese submarine later sunk the gallant ship, after its crew transferred to other vessels. American carrier planes, meantime, sank the Hiryu. A shocked Admiral Yamamoto ordered his fleet to retire. Japan had lost its major maritime striking force--the very same carriers that devastated Pearl Harbor. Over 2,000 Japanese were dead, including more than 200 experienced, irreplaceable pilots. Over 330 precious aircraft were destroyed. The U.S. lost 350 sailors and airmen. When the Ensign Gay died in 1994, his ashes were scattered over the position where his squadron’s fellow pilots had sacrificed themselves in 1942, leading to the incredible victory of Midway, the turning point of the Second World War in the Pacific. Copyright © 2021 by Turner Publishing and Edward P. Moser https://www.facebook.com/AToZofAmerica From America A to Z: http://www.amazon.com/Patriots-Z-America-Edward-Moser/dp/1596525495/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1322353070&sr=1-1
Good afternoon from Naval History and Heritage Command! We are reaching out to you because we recently launched our annual Navy History and Heritage Awards (NHHA) Program and thought your organization might be interested. These awards were created to recognize public, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations who incorporate the history and heritage of the U.S. Navy into their publications, documents, and artifacts at their facilities. Winners will receive a plaque, pennant, and certificate of award. NHHC Navy Museums Division will be hosting a Zoom information session about the awards program on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EST. The information session will take place at the following link: https://usnwc.zoom.us/j/94225213512?pwd=endaMUNweDZCY09hZlkrSys2dkRCUT09 Meeting ID: 942 2521 3512 Passcode: 714150 Applications are due June 1, 2021. Award winners will be announced on August 2, 2021. For detailed information about the awards categories, frequently asked questions, and to download applications, check out our website: https://www.history.navy.mil/get-involved/nhhc-awards-program.html For any additional questions, please contact [email protected]. Thank you, and we hope to hear from you!
Some found DC's rebuilt World War One memorial underwhelming. A mostly barren, wind-swept public space of stone. Retains Gen. Pershing statue, while adding an unfinished, tarp-covered frieze of soldiers heading into war. No sense of the period's great drama, excitement, fear. Hard to understand military maps and text. Nothing or almost nothing about vital role of Navy, domestic industry, dissent, trench & gas warfare, Spanish flu, Versailles Treaty. Dwarfed by Willard Hotel and other nearby buildings. Odd "puddle" of inch-deep water pool near bas relief. For years construction site had evocative war-time posters, none of that in memorial. 9 years, $40 million. Few visitors, little buzz. https://www.facebook.com/LafayetteSquareTourOfScandalAssassinationIntrigue/photos/pcb.3552038954899970/3552038174900048/
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This is the music video for the new song "USS EAGLE 56". This song will appear in the second episode of Stories From Maine.
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I'm not sure this is the right place to ask this but I'm honestly not sure where to ask. . I have an Armed Forces Liberty Pass from 3-6-52 for a Raymond Geisler. He served on the U.S.S. Helena CA-75, the issuing officer was R.L. Kirkland ENS. USN. . I don't know who this gentleman is/was I'm not sure if he was friends with my father (Who served in the Indianapolis) or if this was something he found on the ground somewhere and held on to it. I found it in a box of photos and other things. . I know it's an absolute shot in the dark, but if there is anyone related to this gentleman and would like this I'd be happy to send this to them. Not sure how I would verify, but yeah. . I don't know how confidential (At this point probably moot anyway) the information is with service no, grade rate etc, so I won't post a photo of this unless I can get verification that that info can't be used in a negative way. . Ps... I'm sure this guy is going to be excited to finally get to use this pass after 68 years ;)
1967 life aboard a USN ship USS Dahlgren (DLG-12)recorded by my father Larry B Tucker.
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