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The Battle of Leyte Gulf is the largest naval battle in the Pacific, and the largest naval battle in recorded history. The battle spanned 100,000 square miles of sea; and was fought for three days, from October 23 to October 25, 1944, during the invasion of Leyte by the...read more

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 HQ Batallón) March 21, 2016

IJN was a pioneer in both constructing and operating naval aviation force prior to WWII, whose airwings were manned by long-serving, highly-skilled pilots. IJN was the first to design and build the commissioned aircraft carrier in 1920's and maneuver the carrier battle groups in action. (Kubo...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 06, 2015

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II.

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The remains of the aircraft carrier ex-USS Independence now rest in the northern region of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Although the wreck site location was known, the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer conducted the first multibeam sonar survey of the Independence site on July 22, 2009....read more

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 HQ Batallón) March 16, 2015
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Between 1943 and 1945, two specially modified military vessels operated on the Great Lakes, providing critical  training for thousands of pilots, including future president George H. W. Bush. Amanda Wetzel of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum will discuss this fascinating chapter of our...(find more about the event)

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 Lieutenant) March 04, 2015

I made this film using very rare footage I discovered raw and untouched in the national archives. This is the largest oceanic battle in history. Please note that this footage views both the Japanese, Australian and U.S Military engaging in one of the most horrific battles ever. It has the...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 22, 2015

On 13 January 1943 during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the aircraft carrier, USS Hornet, was struck by two torpedoes during a ten hour battle. Footage shows the battle and shows survivors being halled to safety from the sinking ship. USS Hornet became the last U.S. fleet carrier to be...read more

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