The Marine Corps War Memorial stands as a symbol of this grateful Nation's esteem for the honored dead of the U.S. Marine Corps. While the statue depicts one of the most famous incidents of World War II, the memorial is dedicated to all Marines who have given their lives in the defense of the United States since 1775.
Some time during the years 1939-1940 the lease to this small tract of land ran out. Negotiations were started for the acquisition of about 7,000 acres of land surrounding the Ewa mooring mast. The idea was to divide the land in such a way as to make part of it into an emergency landing field, and the remainder into a bombing range. This didn't happen but eventually 3,500 acres was acquired.
USS Wasp (LHD 1) is a U.S. Navy multipurpose amphibious assault ship, the tenth to bear the name, the flagship of the Second Fleet and the lead ship of her class. She was built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The Navy-Marine Corps team's newest amphibious warship has as its primary mission the support of a Marine Landing Force. USS Wasp and her sister ...
The Essex class USS Intrepid Aircraft Carrier, USS Growler strategic nuclear missile submarine and USS Edson (destroyer)* moored on Manhatten Island, New York.
The USS Growler, SSG 577 is the only intact strategic nuclear missile submarine open to the public in the world.
On the flight deck of the Intrepid are a number of modern military fighters and helicopters. These include a ...
USS Wasp (LHD 1) is a U.S. Navy multipurpose amphibious assault ship. She is the tenth USN vessel to bear the name and was the flagship of the Second Fleet and the lead ship of her class. She was built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The Navy-Marine Corps team's newest amphibious warship has as its primary mission the support of a Marine Landing Force....
The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey is an American multi-mission, military, tiltrotor aircraft with both a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), and short takeoff and landing (STOL) capability. It is designed to combine the functionality of a conventional helicopter with the long-range, high-speed cruise performance of a turboprop aircraft.
The Santa Ana Volcano or Ilamatepec is a volcano located in the Santa Ana department of El Salvador. With a height above sea level of 2,381 metres, its summit is one of the highest points in the country.
USS LSM-45 is a LSM-1-class Landing Ship Medium, formerly of the United States Navy and the Hellenic Navy, and the last known surviving LSM in its original configuration. Currently located at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, it was donated to the Museum of the Marine by the now defunct Amphibious Ship Museum under the understanding that it would be put on display at the museum,...
This file has the North Pole rendered out in Google Earth. Also on Christmas Eve, Santa, his reindeer and a sleigh full of gifts departs the North Pole and visits all the good children throughout the world. Hundreds of locations will be visited and at all the locations, where Santa was sighted, Santa will leave a gift that opens up Christmas Day. Also watch throughout the year as the scene at t...
Address: 2001 Marine World Parkway
Vallejo, CA 94589-4002 USA
Phone numbers: 707-644-4000 Local
Official web site: http://www.sixflags.com/parks/marineworld
Status: Operating since 1986
Name changes: Six Flags Marine World (1999 to ?)
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