Houston and Canberra were soon out of land-based air range, and arrived Ulithi 27 October After temporary repairs she proceeded to Manus 20 December and eventually steamed to New York Navy Yard, arriving 24 March Houston steamed out of New York harbor 11 October , after extensive rebuilding. Following refresher training in the. World War II was a global military is also called Second World was the joining of what started off as two separate conflicts. The first began in Asia as the Second Sino-Japanese other began in Europe in with the German invasion of Poland.. This global conflict split the majority of the world's nations into two opposing military conflict: All conflicts, American Civil War: A–F • G–L . 23–26 October Loading drop tanks on SB2C Helldivers aboard USS Lexington (CV) before a TF 38 search mission a day after the Battle of Cape Engano, 25 October (G). On 15 October , following indications of impending Allied landings in the Philippines, the Japanese Imperial Navy’s First Mobile Fleet launched. USS Irwin (DD), a Fletcher-class destroyer, was a ship of the United States Navy named for Rear Admiral Noble E. Irwin (–).. Irwin was launched 31 October by the Bethlehem Steel Co., San Pedro, California; sponsored by Mrs. Charles A. Lockwood, Jr., daughter of Admiral Irwin and wife of Vice Admiral Lockwood; and commissioned 14 February , Commander Daniel B. Miller in Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph).
USS Chester (CA) was a Northampton class heavy cruiser that fought at the Coral Sea, the invasion of the Marshall Islands, the Aleutians, the battle of Leyte Gulf and the invasion of Iwo Jima, winning eleven battle stars for her wartime service.. The Chester was laid down on 6 March , launched 3 July and commissioned on 24 June Her first cruise took her to the Mediterranean. Battle of Surigao Strait The Latest book from naval historian Anthony P. Tully. The Battle of Surigao Strait was one of four major actions that comprise the larger grand naval battle known collectively as the Battle of Leyte Gulf in late October Although we are now sixty years removed from events, there has not yet appeared a full study. Dietrich Hugo Hermann von Choltitz (German pronunciation: [ˈdiːtʁɪç fɔn ˈkɔltɪts]; 9 November – 5 November ) was a German General who served in the Royal Saxon Army during World War I and the German Army during World War is chiefly remembered for his role as the last commander of Nazi-occupied Paris in , when he disobeyed Adolf Hitler's orders to destroy the city Commands held: LXXVI Panzer Corps, 11th Panzer . Battle of Britain, during World War II, the successful defense of Great Britain against unremitting and destructive air raids conducted by the German air force (Luftwaffe) from July through September , after the fall of y for the Luftwaffe in the air battle would have exposed Great Britain to invasion by the German army, which was then in control of the ports of France only a.
Commanding Officer, Percy Jones General Hospital, Battle Creek, Michigan Brigadier General, Army of the United States, 12 March Surgeon General, United States Army Major General, 1 June Retired, 1 June Memberships. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Audie Leon Murphy (20 June – 28 May ) was an American soldier, actor, songwriter, and rancher. He was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War received every military combat award for valor available from the U.S. Army, as well as French and Belgian awards for received the Medal of Honor for valor that he demonstrated at the age of 19 for Buried: Arlington National Cemetery. Pre-World War II. McAuliffe was born in Washington, D.C., on July 2, He attended West Virginia University from to He was a member of the West Virginia Beta chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity during his time at West Virginia University. He enrolled at West Point in McAuliffe was part of an accelerated program and graduated shortly after the end of World War I, in Battles/wars: World War II. What happened on October 7, Browse historical events, famous birthdays and notable deaths from Oct 7, or search by date, day or keyword.