6 results found for: Midway

Search results for: Midway

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ELDER, Robert M (#299)

…Navy, a highly decorated Douglas SBD DAUNTLESS (“Slow But Deadly”) combat pilot in most of the Pacific’s naval aircraft carrier engagements including the Battles of the CORAL SEA and MIDWAY, GUADALCANAL, the SOLOMON and MARSHALL ISLANDS campaigns, represents the success of US Naval air power against the Japanese Fleet. Born…

LAKIN, Barklie (#233)

…the STAFF reporting up to Fleet Admiral Chester NIMITZ, C~in-C US PACIFIC FLEET. Barklie went out on two PATROLS with the USS/M CROAKER (Capt Jack LEE USN) from PEARL HARBOR, refuelling at MIDWAY, later successfully sinking a JAPANESE CRUISER (N.B. US SUBMARINE “CROAKER” is now a MUSEUM display SUBMARINE at…

STORK, J Royden (#301)

…War Hutchinson 1987). Without the Tokyo Raiders, would the Imperial Japanese Navy have embarked on what led to the Battles of Coral Sea and Midway? Col James Doolittle won a Medal of Honor for the Raid, the USS Hornet CV-8 would be sunk in the Battle of Santa Cruz, receiving…

RICE, FC (#253)

…Submarine TORBAY fame) on the STAFF reporting up to Fleet Admiral Chester NIMITZ, C~in-C US PACIFIC FLEET. Barklie went out on two PATROLS with the USS/M CROAKER (Capt Jack LEE USN) from PEARL HARBOR, refuelling at MIDWAY, later successfully sinking a JAPANESE CRUISER (N.B. US SUBMARINE “CROAKER” is now a…

MAYBANK, John W (#242)

…reporting to Vice-Adm Sir Bernard RAWLINGS at sea for the BRITISH PACIFIC FLEET Commander. Admiral Sir Bruce FRASER (previously C-in-C HOME FLEET then EASTERN FLEET), then in turn to the FIFTH FLEET COMMANDER USN Admiral SPRUANCE, victor of the critical BATTLES of MIDWAY & PHILIPPINES SEA, who reported to Fleet…

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…Robert M ELDER Captain Robert M ELDER US NAVY Legion Merit DAUNTLESS SBD pilot in PACIFIC carrier Battles CORAL SEA, MIDWAY, GUADALCANAL, SOLOMON & MARSHALL ISLANDS, later 142 type top test pilot (video profile) #222 George M ELLIOTT Chief Petty Officer George M ELLIOTT, RN COXSWAIN for high NAVAL losses….

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