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Flight Deck: USS Hornet, Battle of Midway 1942. This was a key battle that turned the tide in the Pacific during WWII.

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The Battle of Cape Gloucester was a battle in the Pacific theater of World War…

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New Post has been published onhttp://jcsnavy.alljc.co/?p=15714 “The USS San Francisco (CA 38) is forward of the USS Tuscaloosa (CA 37) on the left and the USS Houston (CA 30) is forward of the USS Chicago (CA 29) at Mare Island Navy Yard between Nov...

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The USS Intrepid which is the center of New York City’s Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum had been around for ages since the World War II when it first came into the limelight. It was dubbed as “Fighting I” in the Pacific in World War II after surviving a number of bomb hits as well as kamikaze. The ship has a number of combat records attached to her name, she sank two Japanese battleships and several other vessels, destroyed over 600 enemy aircraft.

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from Driwancybermuseum's Blog

Dai Nippon Homeland War in 1945 :”The battle of Okinawa”(Pertempuran terakhir Tentara Dai Nippon Di Okinawa)

Marine from the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines on Wana Ridge provides covering fire with his Thompson submachine gun, May, 1945

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from Mental Floss

The Quick 10: 10 More Celebrity Veterans

Paul Newman - attractive, a good actor, a veteran, and creator of fine salad dressings ;)

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73 years ago today - 13 September 1943 Infantrymen of Company 'I', 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th US Infantry Division await the word to advance in pursuit of retreating Japanese forces. The Vella Lavella Island Front, in the Solomon Islands, Southwest Pacific. 13th of September 1943

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World War II Memorial- Thank You to my father and his brothers for serving. My dad was in France and Germany. His brothers were in the Pacific. None of them lived to see this.

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Eugene Sledge - Writer of, With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa, one of the most well known first-hand memoirs about the War in the Pacific. Was a US Marine in the 1st Marine Division, surviving some of the grizzliest WWII battles, which he did describe in detail. Later went on to become a university professor. His writings are used frequently for resource material, and work as a basis to the HBO miniseries, The Pacific.

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