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US Navy rescue of boat people, South China Sea

US Navy rescue of boat people, South China Sea

US Navy pilot C.M. O'Brien's TBD-1 Devastator aircraft crashed into Yorktown's starboard catwalk in a landing accident, 3 Sep 1940

US Navy pilot C.M. O'Brien's TBD-1 Devastator aircraft crashed into Yorktown's starboard catwalk in a landing accident, 3 Sep 1940

HMS Mauritius firing on German targets in Audierne Bay France 23 August 1944.

HMS Mauritius firing on German targets in Audierne Bay France 23 August 1944.

Many of the staff working at Bletchley Park were Wrens (members of the WRNS, Women's Royal Naval Service). In particular, they operated the "bombes" - the electromechanical machines used for automatic decryption of enigma messages. Some of the Wrens were billeted at nearby Woburn Abbey. The photograph is of a re-enactor wearing the uniform of a Third Officer in the WRNS.

Many of the staff working at Bletchley Park were Wrens (members of the WRNS, Women's Royal Naval Service). In particular, they operated the "bombes" - the electromechanical machines used for automatic decryption of enigma messages. Some of the Wrens were billeted at nearby Woburn Abbey. The photograph is of a re-enactor wearing the uniform of a Third Officer in the WRNS.

This Day in History: 25 Jun, 1997: King of the undersea, Jacques Cousteau, dies. - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/06/this-day-in-history-25-jun-1997-king-of.html

This Day in History: 25 Jun, 1997: King of the undersea, Jacques Cousteau, dies. - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/06/this-day-in-history-25-jun-1997-king-of.html

A German U-boat sinks an Allied merchant vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, 1915.

A German U-boat sinks an Allied merchant vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, 1915.

Medical personnel attend to wounded members of the 2d Naval Beach Battalion on Utah Beach. 1st Engineer Special Brigade people can be seen in the background. The photograph is believed to have been taken near Exit 2, Utah Beach, 6 or 7 June 1944. Source: US National Archives http://med-dept.com/gallery/treatment-of-wounded/

Medical personnel attend to wounded members of the 2d Naval Beach Battalion on Utah Beach. 1st Engineer Special Brigade people can be seen in the background. The photograph is believed to have been taken near Exit 2, Utah Beach, 6 or 7 June 1944. Source: US National Archives http://med-dept.com/gallery/treatment-of-wounded/

JFK aboard a helicopter on February 11, 1961. Also seen in this photograph are Press Secretary Pierre Salinger and his wife, Nancy, along with Naval Aide Tazewell Shepard.

JFK aboard a helicopter on February 11, 1961. Also seen in this photograph are Press Secretary Pierre Salinger and his wife, Nancy, along with Naval Aide Tazewell Shepard.

General George Patton, commander of the U.S. Third Army, is presented with the Order of the White Lion and the Military Cross, First Class, by Czechoslovakia President Edvard Benes. 1945.

General George Patton, commander of the U.S. Third Army, is presented with the Order of the White Lion and the Military Cross, First Class, by Czechoslovakia President Edvard Benes. 1945.

11/22/63: Jacqueline Kennedy, still in her blood-stained clothes, enters an ambulance that will take her husband's body to Bethesda Naval Hospital, after Air Force One returns to DC from Dallas.

11/22/63: Jacqueline Kennedy, still in her blood-stained clothes, enters an ambulance that will take her husband's body to Bethesda Naval Hospital, after Air Force One returns to DC from Dallas.

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