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Master Chief Lee Mauk served aboard nuclear sub Skate that sailed in ’58 under Polar Icecap Master Chief Lee Mauk USN ret. of Venice was senior electrician aboard the USS Skate the first nuclear sub to crack the Polar icecap in winter during a 1958 cruse. Photo provided
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WWII plane’s landing gear fails at New Smyrna Beach airport

A World War II fighter plane experienced landing gear failure at New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport on Wednesday afternoon, police said.The P-40 Warhawk was landing at 4:22 p.m. at the airport when the gear failed, said Sgt. Eugene Griffith, New Smyrna Beach police spokesman. “There is no crash, no injuries, […]

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BILLY BISHOP – Review by Mark Barnes

In the annals of the Great War aces Billy Bishop is up there as number two after the Red Baron with seventy-two victories. But almost a century on his position in the league table is far from undisputed. Down the years there have been many questions about the veracity of […]

WORLDWIDE The Missouri World War I memorial was erected in 1922 and sculpted by St. Louis resident Nancy Coonsman Hahn.  Courtesy/National World War I Museum

‘A very impressive memorial’

French village provides backdrop for Missouri WWI memorial More than 4,500 miles from Mid-Missouri near the village of Cheppy, France, sits a memorial dedicated to the Missouri military members who lost their lives during the “Great War.” Though time and distance may have diminished awareness of this striking monument, the […]

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WWII plane’s landing gear fails at New Smyrna Beach airport
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WWII plane’s landing gear fails at New Smyrna Beach airport

A World War II fighter plane experienced landing gear failure at New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport on Wednesday afternoon, police said.The P-40 Warhawk was landing at 4:22 p.m. at the airport when the gear failed, said Sgt. Eugene Griffith, New Smyrna Beach police spokesman. “There is no crash, no injuries, […]

Master Chief Lee Mauk USN ret. of Venice was senior electrician aboard the USS Skate the first nuclear sub to crack the Polar icecap in winter during a 1958 cruse. Photo provided
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Master Chief Lee Mauk served aboard nuclear sub Skate that sailed in ’58 under Polar Icecap

This story was first published in the Charlotte Sun newspaper, Port Charlotte, Fla. on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 Lee Mauk of Venice went aboard the nuclear submarine USS Skate when she made the historic cruise under the Polar Icecap during the winter of 1958. He was the chief electrician aboard […]

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WWII German U-Boat found sunk near American Freighter off North Carolina
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A team of researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries discovered not one, but two naval vessels from World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic, less than 30 miles from the coast of North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras.  NOAA announced the discovery Tuesday, 21 […]

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OKINAWA, RYUKYUS – The skipper of the destroyer stood on the bridge,his head thrown back, peering through glasses at the ack-ack fire high on the horizon.”They’re at it again,” he said. He lowered the glasses and pulled his baseball cap down over his eyes. “They’re licked, but they keep coming […]

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BILLY BISHOP – Review by Mark Barnes
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BILLY BISHOP – Review by Mark Barnes

In the annals of the Great War aces Billy Bishop is up there as number two after the Red Baron with seventy-two victories. But almost a century on his position in the league table is far from undisputed. Down the years there have been many questions about the veracity of […]

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