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  Once the smaller islands were in US hands, the Marines moved. At 0910 hours the Ist and 3rd Batteries of 5th Marines took Beach Red. The landing was unopposed. 3rd battery of the 1st Marines took Mount Austin to the southwest. The going was slow. The thickly wooded island was almost impenetrable to anyone, […]

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Military Hydrofoil Development.

by Daniel Russ on July 16, 2012

  In the 1960’s, suddenly the hydrofoil seemed like a fertile area to explore in naval technology. Seafaring nations across the world began development on the hydrofoils all at the same time. Boeing and the United States Navy developed Patrol Hydrofoil Missileship (PHM). Or as the writer of Dark Roast Blend refers to it, a […]

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Japanese World War II Diary Reveals Life Under US Naval Bombardment.

June 29, 2010

“What follows are excerpts from the diary of Probational Officer Toshihiro Oura, who was posted near the Munda Point airfield on the southwest tip of New Georgia. His journal was translated in 1943 by Dye Ogata and Frank Sanwo, nisei interpreters with the intelligence section of the U.S. Army’s 37th Infantry Division. Oura was a […]

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Navy Plane Crashes, Kills Three

April 12, 2010

Source AP “MORGANTON, Ga. — A Florida-based Navy plane just missed a house and crashed in dense woods in north Georgia on Monday, killing three crew members, and authorities were looking for a fourth person believed to be aboard, officials said. Naval Air Station Pensacola spokesman Harry White said authorities have not confirmed whether the […]

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Mysterious Blast Sinks South Korean Warship In North Korean Disputed Waters

March 26, 2010

“SEOUL, South Korea — Word that a South Korean naval ship sank in the tense waters around the disputed maritime border with communist North Korea set off panic: The president convened an emergency meeting and the military dispatched a fleet of ships. Five hours later, 58 sailors had been pulled to safety but some 40 […]

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Great 60 Minutes Feature On Navy Seals In Afghanistan

December 11, 2009

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What Do They Do On Carriers When They Have Nothing Else To Do?

December 11, 2009

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WWII Naval Recruitment Posters

November 3, 2009

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