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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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 Teniente) 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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 Teniente) February 12, 2015

This film describes activities of the United States Navy construction battalions (Seabees) during World War II.read more

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The Washington Naval Conference and the Far Eastern Affairs Conference of 1922 occurred concurrently and were the first major post-World War I conferences to address post-war issues. The Washington Naval Conference sought to avoid the outbreak of future hostilities by reducing the total tonnage...read more

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Welcome to the USS Massachusetts Living History Group, USS Massachusetts (BB-59), known as "Big Mamie" to her crewmembers during World War II, was a battleship of the second South Dakota-class. She was the seventh ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the sixth state, and one of...read more

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During active American involvement in World War II (1941–45), propaganda was used to increase support for the war and commitment to an Allied victory. Using a vast array of media, propagandists fomented hatred for the enemy and support for America's allies, urged greater public effort for war...read more

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