On August 9, 1945, during World War II, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan. Five days after that, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. Close. 1 of 31. A-BOMB NAGASAKI AFTERMATH WWII. ASSOCIATED PRESS. Destroyed .
BOSTON (AP) — The newly refurbished USS Constitution has taken its first spin in three years. Friday's joyride from Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston to Fort Independence on Castle Island celebrated the U.S. Navy's 242nd birthday and the 220th anniversary.
The USS Lexington is a World War II-era decommissioned aircraft ... Once, dressed in full Navy uniform, he even gave a family a tour, and when he disappeared, the family asked what happened to him. Ship officials told them there were no tours given aboard.
2000: Hockey Hall of Famer Maurice "The Rocket" Richard, who won eight Stanley Cup championships with the Montreal Canadiens, dies of lung failure at age 78 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Richard played for the Canadiens from 1942 to 1960 and was .
In February 1944, Frank enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he served in the South Pacific as a gunner on the USS West Virginia. He was very proud to be a WWII Veteran and a member of the “Greatest Generation.” After returning home, he continued his job.
It identified the nine sailors who are still missing as Electronics Technician 1st Class Charles Nathan Findley, 31, from Missouri ; Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Abraham Lopez, 39, from Texas; Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kevin.
HOUSTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump is getting a second chance at the post-natural disaster presidential visit . Trump, joined by first lady Melania Trump, landed here at just after noon ET on Saturday (Sept. 2) to witness the devastation wrought by .
Now I'm definitely revealing my inner nerd, but I even had a manual that talked about all the intricate systems on the USS Enterprise. I recently watched a TED Talk from Nagin Cox, a Spacecraft Operations Engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The Vandegrift High School band, choir and dance groups are going to Hawaii to perform March 10. More than 400 students, staff members and chaperones will fly out for spring break. The performance will be the largest school trip in the history of.
Ninety-five-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor Stanley Chlipala of Denver, who was on the destroyer USS Perry on Dec. 7, 1941, wasn't at Gettysburg, but his daughter Elizabeth ... Vietnam veteran helicopter pilot and Distinguished Flying Cross recipient.
USS Missouri also was part of the Korean War. The ship now serves as a museum at Pearl Harbor. The emotional tour of the battleship convinced Williams to help preserve the USS Iowa, which opened to the public in July 2012 as a naval museum at a berth in.
Speaking of sports, the longest game in the history of hockey took place in March 1936, part of the Stanley Cup finals. The Detroit Red Wings ... Today's culinary tip : When cooking, a “dash” of any ingredient is considered less than 1/8 teaspoon.
film buffs may well recognise. In Stanley Kubrick's 1980 adaptation of The Shining, it served as the exterior of the Overlook Hotel. In reality, it was built during the Great Depression to provide work for local people – learn more on a tour with a.
With the rusted hull of the USS Arizona beneath them, the group laid flowers and a wreath at the memorial after touring the Pacific Aviation Museum and the USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor. The group's vice president, Yukio Udagawa, bowed his head in.