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|USS Williamsburg was a US Navy gunboat, a former private yacht, that served as a presidential yacht from 1945 to 1953. |
Williamsburg remained at Norfolk into November undergoing conversion. The ship then sailed for the Washington Navy Yard where, on November 5, 1945, she relieved Potomac as presidential yacht and, on 10 November 1945, erstwhile gunboat was re-designated AGC-369. ...
|Eisenhower Parkway - Triborough Bridge|
Eisenhower Parkway runs from Roseland, NJ to Livingston NJ. It was supposed to continue on and attach to Route 24 in Chatham, NJ, which is where you see this bridge to nowhere. The cloverleaf is fully graded and includes curbing and drainage.
AT the other end of Eisenhower, it was supposed to attach to Route 46 in West Caldwell, NJ. Co...
|The Lockheed Constellation, affectionately known as the “Connie”, was a four-engine propeller-driven airliner built by Lockheed between 1943 and 1958 at its Burbank, California, USA, facility. A total of 856 aircraft were produced in four models, all distinguished by a distinctive triple-tail design and graceful, dolphin-shaped fuselage. It was used as both a civilian airliner and U.S. military...||06/27/2008||637|
|This a view of the Eisenhower Tunnel on the I-70 west of Denver, Colorado. It is the highest record automobile tunnel in the world at just over 11,000 feet in elevation.||08/14/2008||932|
|USS Nautilus (SSN-571) was the world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine and the first vessel to complete a submerged transit across the North Pole.|
In July 1951 the US Congress authorized the construction of a nuclear-powered submarine for the U.S. Navy, which was planned and personally supervised by Admiral Hyman G. Rickover. On December 12, 1951 the U.S. Department o...
|The Lockheed Constellation ("Connie") is a propeller-driven, four-engined airliner built by Lockheed Corporation between 1943 and 1958 at Burbank, California. 856 were built in numerous models, all with a triple-tail design and dolphin-shaped fuselage and most powered by four 18-cylinder Wright R-3350s. The Constellation was used as a civil airliner and as a military and civil air transport, se...||09/08/2014||214|
|The Caen Memorial, a museum for peace, tells the story of the 20 th Century. Its principal mission is stimulating awareness of the fragility of peace.|
The Memorial is just two hours by car or train from Paris and, with over 6,000,000 visitors since it opened, is the second most visited place in Normandy after St. Michael's Mount.
The Memorial organises a large number of ev...
|The Lockheed Constellation ("Connie") is a propeller-driven airliner built by Lockheed Corporation between 1943 and 1958 at its Burbank, California, facility. A total of 856 aircraft were produced in numerous models, all distinguished by a triple-tail design and dolphin-shaped fuselage and most powered by four 18-cylinder radial Wright R-3350 engines. The Constellation was used as a c...||10/18/2013||388|
|The destroyer USS Turner Joy was the last Forrest Sherman class destroyer built. While some of these ships were later converted to guided missile destroyers, Turner Joy remains close to her original 1959 configuration. The destroyer has been restored to reflect the appearance during her active years between 1960 and 1982. |
Turner Joy's distinctive service included a double-duty r...
|This is were D Day 6th June 1944 General Eisenhower Headquaters were there is still a large Wall map showing the Landings in one of the rooms it was also its now the Wardroom Officer's mess for H.M.S. Dryad which it is now part.|
|Great Saling was the original Air Ministry name for the airfield when construction was begun in 1942 by the 819th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the US Army however on 21 May 1943 the official name was changed to Andrews Field in honour of Lieutenant General Frank M. Andrews. |
Frank M. Andrews was a pioneer exponent of air power and was destined to become a very high ranking fi...
|Camp David. Located in the Catoctin Mountain Park in Maryland. Site of the famous "Camp David Accords" between Anwar Sadat (Egypt) and Menachem Begin (Israel) in 1978 during the President Jimmy Carter administration.|
Named after President Eisenhower's grandson.