U.S.S. Maine

U.S.S. Maine (ACR-1) U.S.S. Maine ( *ACR-1) was an American naval ship that sank in Havana Harbor during the Cuban revolt against Spain, an event that became a major political issue in the United States. Commissioned in 1895  Originally...

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The Perimeter

The Perimeter (Guest post)  pdoggbiker  The perimeter  The perimeter comes in many forms, but the function is always the same.  For the Grunt, it is a relief against whatever is out there and the source of succor and recovered senses.  It is as...

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Pilots, Pinballs, and Politics

Pilots, Pinballs, and Politics -The History of Naples Municipal Airport Nancy  F, McEntee, Ph.D. Pilots, Pinballs, and Politics Today, the Naples Municipal Airport is a fine-tuned machine.  The parts of General and Corporate Aviation, Air Traffic...

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Visit Our Museum

Visit Our Museum We are The Naples Museum of Military History. We have thousands of military artifacts from all branches of the Military. Come and see us at the Naples Municipal Airport which was originally built in 1942, When President...

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Your In God’s Hands Now

Your in God’s hands now  The 21-year  old American B-17 pilot glanced out his cockpit and froze. He blinked hard and looked again, hoping it was just a  mirage. But his co-pilot stared at the same horrible vision. “My God, this is a nightmare,”...

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The 4th Cavalry Regiment

4th Cavalry Regiment The 4th Cavalry Regiment was reorganized as a Horse-Mechanized Corps Reconnaissance Regiment. The 1st Squadron retained their horses and the 2nd Squadron was mechanized. By 1942 the Army decided that the corps reconnaissance...

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