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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!
United States Declares War on the Imperial Japanese Empire, 1941Posted: Dec 08, 2010
Interestingly, the United States declared war on the same date that the Japanese Imperial Navy attacked Pearl Harbor. Because of the International Dateline, the Japanese attack came on 08 December […]
1st week of December 1941Posted: Dec 05, 2008
The first week of December 1941 changed our nation forever. On 01 December the keel of USS Yorktown (then USS Bon Homme Richard) was laid at Newport News shipbuilding in […]