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Timmerman II DD- 828 - History

Timmerman II DD- 828 - History

Timmerman(DD-828: dp. 2,420, 1. 391& 39;0& 34;; b. 41& 39;0& 34;, dr. 19& 39;0& 34;; s. 40 k. (tl.); cpl. 367; a. 6 5& 34;, 12 40mm., 10 20 mm.;cl. Gearing)Timmerman (DD-828) was laid down on 1 October 1945 at Bath, Maine, by the Bath Iron Works; assigned to the Atlantic Reserve Fleet on 19 November 1945 launched on 19 May 1951; sponsored by Mrs.

What constitutes a country's military being called a “Defence Force”?

What constitutes a country's military being called a “Defence Force”?

I've been looking at countries around the world, particularly Commonwealth countries. I've noticed Australia and New Zealand call their military a defence force. Is there a legal reason for this? T…

Nicuragua News - History

Nicuragua News - History

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Battle of Tarawa

Battle of Tarawa

The islet group of Tarawa, about 2,400 miles southwest of Hawaii, was held by the Japanese from 1941 to 1943 during World War II, and it fell to U.S. Marines of the Second Division after a bloody 76-hour battle. push through the central Pacific to the Philippine Islands.The Battle of Tarawa was partly a product of poor U.

History of Saranac I - History

History of Saranac I - History

Saranac I(Brig: t. 360; a. 14 32-pdr. car., 2 long 12-pdrs.)The first Saranac was a brig laid down in the autumn of 1814 by Beldin and Churchill, at Middletown, Conn.; and completed in the early summer of 1815. The new brig, commanded by Lt. John B. Elton was built to be part of a projected flying squadron intended to cruise against British shipping under the command of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, but the War of 1812 ended before the squadron could be assembled.

Charlie Dove

Charlie Dove

Description and stats of West Ham footballer Charlie Dove