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Sarah Sundin
Bestselling & award-winning author of WWII fiction. New release: The Sky Above Us (Revell, February 2019).
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CMH Jul 17
Want more WWII information and pictures, then see our new chapters in the WWII Pacific Theater website, go to Great insights and history!
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U.S. Naval History 23h
On July 17, 1944, 75 years ago, massive explosions occurred at the U.S. naval magazine at Port Chicago, CA, causing catastrophic damage. Two ships, SS Quinault Victory and SS E.A. Bryan, were being loaded with ordnance and ammunition when they blew up.
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NASA 16h
Standing tall at 363 feet, the Saturn V rocket was the only vehicle of its time that could accomplish a feat such as landing humans on the Moon. 👨‍🚀 🌔 This , the Museum has brought the rocket back to life on the Washington Monument:
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USS CONSTITUTION 6h
: to the first ever photo taken of ! The photo was captured by Albert Gregory in May 1858 while was being outfitted in Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to become a school ship for the ! !
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U.S. Naval History 5h
On July 18, 1943, renowned artist Lt. Cmdr. McClelland Barclay was killed in action when the ship he was aboard was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. His work captured the patriotism of Sailors during WWII and inspired the patriots back home.
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Today in History—July 18, 1944: In Normandy, US First Army takes critical crossroads town of Saint-Lȏ. [Photo: Two French boys watch as Allied vehicles pass through the ruins of Saint-Lô, France, July-August 1944]
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Today in History—July 18, 1944: Allies send over 2000 bombers to the Caen area in the largest ground support operation to date.
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Today in History—July 18, 1944: In Normandy, British Second Army breaks out of Caen in the biggest British tank battle of WWII (200 British tanks & 100 German tanks lost).
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Today in History—July 18, 1944: Japanese Prime Minister Gen. Hideki Tojo resigns with his whole cabinet.
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Sarah Sundin Jul 17
Today in History: Disaster (4/4). Part 3 in my 5-part series (parts 4 & 5 coming 7/22 & 7/29): When 258 survivors of the Port Chicago explosion refused to load ammunition, their decision sent ripples through the segregated armed forces.
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Sarah Sundin Jul 17
Today in History: July 17, 1944: Disaster (3/4). Part 2 in my 5-part series: the explosion at the Naval Magazine at Port Chicago, CA that rocked the San Francisco Bay Area 75 years ago today, killing 322, of whom 202 were black sailors.
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Sarah Sundin Jul 17
Today in History: July 17, 1944: Disaster (2/4). Part 1 in my 5-part series: Segregation in the US Navy in WWII and conditions at Port Chicago before the explosion:
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Sarah Sundin Jul 17
Today in History—July 17, 1944: Explosion (1/4): 2 freighters explode at the Naval Magazine in Port Chicago, CA, killing 322 (mostly black sailors) in the largest home front disaster of the war.
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Sarah Sundin Jul 17
Today in History—July 17, 1944: First-ever use of napalm, by US P-38 Lightnings, on a fuel dump at Coutances, France.
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Sarah Sundin Jul 17
Today in History—July 17, 1944: In Normandy, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel is injured by a strafing RAF Spitfire.
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Today's Document Jul 17
“Sgt. Wanda Marsh Receiving Suggestion Award,” 75 years ago
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Sarah Sundin Jul 17
Hi Mark! Thanks for the follow. I'm looking forward to your tweets!
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Today's Document Jul 16
A Saturn V rocket launches from carrying the crew of Apollo 11, 50 years ago
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