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War in the Pacific NHP LVT #2

Guam, the most strategically important U.S. possession in the Pacific, played a dramatic role in the early moments of America’s involvement in both World Wars. In 1941, Japanese pl...

Lake Mead NRA B29

At 9:51 a.m. July 21, 1948, a B-29 Superfortress, weighing in at 104,556 pounds, took off from China Lake, California. It traveled to a test area near Lake Mead to conduct high-alt...

War in the Pacific NHP LVT #1

Guam, the most strategically important U.S. possession in the Pacific, played a dramatic role in the early moments of America’s involvement in both World Wars. In 1941, Japanese pl...

Kwajalein Atoll F4U-1 Corsair ...

Designed in 1938, the Vought F4U-1 ‘Corsair’ would become the greatest American-built carrier fighter of World War II. It would also have the longest production run of any piston-e...

Kwajalein Atoll SBD Dauntless

Designed in 1938, the SBD ‘Dauntless’ became one of the best-known US naval aircraft of World War II. Considered obsolete when American entered World War II in late 1941, the SBD e...

Kwajalein Atoll PBM Mariner ...

Designed in 1937, the Martin ‘Model 162’ was the replacement for Martin’s earlier open-cockpit P3M flying boats, which had been in service with the US Navy since 1931. The new Mode...

Kwajalein Atoll SBD Dauntless

Designed in 1938, the SBD ‘Dauntless’ became one of the best-known US naval aircraft of World War II. Considered obsolete when American entered World War II in late 1941, the SBD e...

Jaluit Atoll TDB Devastator (D...

The Douglas TBD Devastator was an American torpedo bomber of the United States Navy. Ordered in 1934, it first flew in 1935 and entered service in 1937. At that point, it was the m...

Jaluit Atoll Kawanishi H8K ...

Imperial Japanese Navy Kawanishi H8K (Allied reporting codename "Emily"). A massive 4 engine maritime patrol bomber rests inverted at the bottom of the lagoon, it's tail sepated as...

Kwajalein Atoll F4U-1 Corsair

Designed in 1938, the Vought F4U-1 ‘Corsair’ would become the greatest American-built carrier fighter of World War II. It would also have the longest production run of any piston-e...