World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; World War, United States. Navy; Martin PBM-5 Mariner (Seaplane);
The inscription on the upper left of this photograph reads, "Diamond coming aboard the Norton Sound in early 1946". The U.S.S. Norton Sound was a seaplane carrier named after the Norton Sound in Alaska.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines; United States. Navy; United States. Navy -- Machinist's mates; United States. Navy -- Military Life;
Joseph S. Kulmacz wrote a personal note to his sister on this copy of the "Over-Here" newslettterand signed it "Your brother, Joe". The newsletter is noted: Somewhere in the Phillipines, 16 March, 1945.
Order certifying Edward as a "Trusty Shellback" while on board the U.S.S. Noordam. A Navy tradition of indoctrination each time a ship crosses the equator in which sailors move from pollywogs (those who have not crossed the equator) to shellbacks...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American; Veterans -- Connecticut; Prisoners of war; World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Yugoslavia;
Audio recording of an oral memoir by Thornton Carlough. Carlough recounts the story of his military service in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. He was a co-pilot on the “Lucky Strike” in the 460th Bomber Group stationed in Italy. On...