August 17, 1974 The USN’s Spruance DDG-963 and Foster DDG-964 were in the water at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula MS as we cruised past going to the commissioning of the USN Parche. The last DDG963 pic is from a different trip down the river.
Churches in Armenia are old, and awesome. Some are cut directly out of rock.
Photos from Dad’s time on South Pacific bases in World War 2.
My Dad’s photos of various B-25 nose art.
My dad, Harry Field Dole Jr, served in WW2 quite proudly, and took a number of photos. In this article we see his shots from a Bob Hope tour to the South Pacific. The film advance mechanism didn’t work so well on the following shot, or perhaps Dad was a bit anxious. Nice ladder. Starting…
A truly amazing scrapbook. My dad’s cousin, Robert Nesen, collected this scrapbook during his years in the Navy.
Read about the 42nd Bombardment Group (Medium) of their times from the USA and across the Pacific in The Crusaders – A History of the 42nd Bombardment Group (Medium). There’s also getting it on Amazon for Kindle. “Radio operator–you all right?” BOOM! “Yes, Sir. Let’s get the hell out of here” “Waist gunner–you all right?”…