Category Archives: WWII

WWII Stories: The “RMS Queen Elizabeth”

WWII STORIES “RMS Queen Elizabeth” The British Ocean Liner “RMS Queen Elizabeth” was built to provide luxury liner service between Southampton, the United Kingdom, and New York City, the United States, via Cherbourg, France. At the time of her construction, … Continue reading

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U.S. troops march down the Champs Elysees after the liberation of Paris, August 1944.

 

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D-Day Remembered: General Dwight D. Eisenhower

  “You will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world. Your task will not be an easy one. Your … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: USS Langley – The U.S. Navy’s first aircraft carrier.

  The USS Langley was the United States Navy’s first aircraft carrier, converted in 1920 from the collier USS Jupiter. Commissioned on March 20, 1922, the USS Langley was also the U.S. Navy’s first electrically propelled ship. Following another conversion, … Continue reading

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USS Arizona

USS Arizona   The USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship built for the United States Navy in the mid-1910s. Named in honor of the 48th state’s recent admission into the union, the ship was the second and last of the … Continue reading

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