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  • Sailors Lost On USS WAHOO (SS 238) 11 Oct 1943

    The USS Wahoo was one of the Submarine Force’s most valuable units during her six patrols, and her feats have become submarine legend. She sank 27…

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Updated 08 Nov 2011 - 235 views this week (6,226 total)

    Contributions 7 images, 5 stories

  • Washington’s Resignation Speech (Final Draft)

    The speech, scholars say, was a turning point in U.S. history. By resigning his commission as commander in chief to the Continental Congress, Washington…

    by chris

    Updated 13 Nov 2008 - 51 views this week (36,208 total)

    Contributions 3 images, 2 stories

  • Cmdr. Dudley W. “Mush” Morton

    Commander of the USS Wahoo.

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Created 14 May 2009 - 50 views this week (3,861 total)

    Contributions 7 images, 1 story

  • Halloween History

    Spooky, surprising and macabre stories about Edgar Allen Poe, UFOs, Lizzie Borden and more from the Footnote archives.

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Updated 07 Jan 2010 - 33 views this week (4,732 total)

    Contributions 25 images, 10 stories

  • RMS Titanic Timeline

    The last days of the 'unsinkable' ocean liner on April 15, 1912

    by chris

    Updated 15 Sep 2011 - 31 views this week (41,151 total)

    Contributions 3 images, 7 comments, 8 stories

  • The Galveston Hurricane of 1900

    The deadliest US storm to date caused between 6,000 - 12,000 deaths.

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Updated 08 Apr 2009 - 27 views this week (7,547 total)

    Contributions 4 images, 1 story

  • Caroline Mary Cepuch Cryvoff

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Updated 17 Apr 2009 - 25 views this week (1,664 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 3 stories

  • Report from the Grand Compromise Committee

    The document that broke the Constitutional Convention deadlock.

    by chris

    Updated 12 Jan 2007 - 25 views this week (6,564 total)

    Contributions 1 image, 1 comment, 2 stories

  • Lockheed SR-71-A Flight Manual

    I'm hoping to post the complete unclassified flight manual of the legendary Blackbird.

    by chris

    Updated 29 Apr 2008 - 24 views this week (1,424 total)

    Contributions 13 images, 2 stories

  • Salem Witch Trials: Rebecca Town Nurse's death warrant

    Rebecca Towne Nurse (baptized February 21, 1621 - July 19, 1692) was an important figure in the trials who was accused of, convicted of and executed for…

    by chris

    Updated 23 Feb 2007 - 22 views this week (15,697 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 2 stories

  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    (February 4, 1906 - 13 April 9, 1945) German Lutheran pastor, theologian and participant in the German resistance movement against Nazism.

    by chris

    Updated 31 Aug 2010 - 19 views this week (8,716 total)

    Contributions 4 comments, 16 stories

  • World Trade Center attacked

    On September 11, 2001 at 8:46 a.m. Eastern Time, Al Qaeda suicide hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 11 into the northern facade of the North…

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Updated 15 Sep 2011 - 17 views this week (7,646 total)

    Contributions 22 images, 4 stories

  • Durant High School (Durant, MS)

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    Created 12 Sep 2008 - 15 views this week (889 total)

  • American Airlines Flight 77

    Boeing 757 en route from Dulles International Airport near Washington to Los Angeles. The plane was carrying 58 passengers, four flight attendants and two…

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Updated 15 Sep 2008 - 15 views this week (2,087 total)

    Contributions 1 image

  • B-17G (42-37786) 8th Air Force, 381st, (MACR 2933)

    This aircraft is highlighted in the book Finding a Fallen Hero.

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Updated 15 Jun 2010 - 14 views this week (1,276 total)

    Contributions 4 images

  • B-17F 'Sweet Le Lani' (Serial 42-30028) Accident Report

    8th Air Force. 8/17/1943 MACR: 380, Group: 381, Squadron: 534

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Created 12 Sep 2008 - 14 views this week (930 total)

    Contributions 4 images, 1 story

  • Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

    The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). The B-17 was primarily…

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Created 10 Sep 2008 - 14 views this week (1,784 total)

    Contributions 6 images

  • Harry Elionsky

    Champion long-distance swimmer and "aquatic freak" of the early 1900s.

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Created 05 Aug 2010 - 14 views this week (2,018 total)

    Contributions 6 images, 1 story

  • Lt. Col. Jerry Don "D.D." Dickerson

    Victim of terrorist attack on Pentagon on 11 Sept. 2001.

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Created 12 Sep 2008 - 12 views this week (1,580 total)

    Contributions 1 image, 1 story

  • James "Joe" Ferguson

    Assistant director of Educational Department of National Geographic Society who was killed on 11 September 2001 as a passenger of American Flight 77,…

    by chris and others can contribute.

    Updated 15 Sep 2008 - 12 views this week (1,567 total)

    Contributions 2 images, 2 stories

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