USS Forrestal, July 1967 - The worst accident aboard a US Navy surface vessel since WWII
5 BRANCHES OF US MILITARY RECORDS FOR GENEALOGY Feb 19, 2018 | 01 What's New, Military, United States | 1 Comment Finding US military records for genealogy depends on which of the five branches your relative served in: Army Navy Air Force Marines or Coast Guard. Here, military expert Michael Strauss introduces each one and tells us where to look for their records, both online and...
Reel to Reel Player/Recorder. my brother sent a stereo recorder like this home. We thought it was so exotic!
Ed O’Hare racked up a very impressive track record as a pilot defending the USS Lexington from an assault from Japanese bombers. This act of heroism made him the first US Navy member to be awarded the Medal of Honor in WWII. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander continuing to fight in the Pacific until his death in 1943. His body and aircraft were never found and his family was presented with a purple heart.