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Survivor of WWII’s Battle of Midway to Share Memories on the 75th AnniversaryPosted: May 31, 2017
A World War II veteran who survived a fierce attack aboard the USS Yorktown (CV-5) during the iconic and pivotal Battle of Midway, will share his story at a free […]
WWII Vets to Share Memories of Fighting While Sinking in the Iconic Battle of MidwayPosted: Apr 12, 2016
Five veterans who fought aboard the USS YORKTOWN CV-5 during the iconic World War II Battle of Midway will share their memories of the attack and the sinking of their […]
USS Yorktown, CV-5, Commissioned 1937Posted: Sep 30, 2011
On 30 September 1937, the USS Yorktown (CV-5) was commissioned at Norfolk, Virginia, commanded by Captain E. D. McWhorter, United States Navy.
Open-Cockpit Sunday October 9th At Patriots PointPosted: Sep 28, 2011
Have you ever wondered what it was like to be involved in something greater than one’s self? Have you ever wanted to climb into a Navy cockpit and imagine being a Naval Aviator and flying at Top Gun? Sunday, 09 October, is your chance to fulfill a dream!
68th Anniversary – Victory at Midway!Posted: Jun 04, 2010
Today sixty-eight years ago, the United States’ Navy brought an end to Japanese domination of the Pacific by sinking four (Akagi, Kaga, Hiryu and Soryu) of her ten aircraft carriers […]
Midway Anniversary June 1942Posted: Jun 04, 2009
The battle of Midway took place 67 years ago today. It was to be the turning of the tide against Japanese conquest of the Pacific. The Japanese brought 4 of […]