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6-25-17 The (First) Battle of the Philippine Sea (6/19 & 20/44) was a major victory for the ships of Task Force 58. When we began the invasion of Saipan (6/15/44) – the opening round of our Marianas’ campaign, the Japanese … Continue reading
I came across this at the Smithsonian Aerospace Museum in Washington DC. This is the type of seaplane which saw service in WWII on the USS Boston.
6-17-17 6-17-75: Bunker Hill Day. I have just finished gobbling up Season 3 of Turn, AMC’s ambitious retelling of the Revolutionary War (seen through the eyes of “Washington’s Spies.”) If you haven’t watched this fascinating show, the action in Massachusetts … Continue reading
Memorial Day, 2017 Nicholas Zeoli is a Boston plankowner, reporting aboard on Commissioning Day (June 30, 1943). During his service on the ship, he was promoted to RadarMan, 3rd class. Having been part of all the action on CA-69, he … Continue reading