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Adm. Nimitz and WWII

Adm. Nimitz played a major role in the naval history of WWII holding the title of both Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas as well as the Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet.

“Billie's Morning Bath." Sailors wash their goat mascot on board a U.S. Navy battleship, circa 1907-1908. This view may have been taken during the Great White Fleet world cruise.

Goats and the U.S. Navy

From being a food source to serving as a mascot, goats have a long history in the U.S. Navy.

1989; Smokey Bear poster showing a half body image of Smokey pointing at the audience with one hand while holding a shovel in the other hand. Poster reads "Only You". This work is maintained in the National Agricultural Library, in Beltsville, MD.

Smokey Bear and WWII

Did you know Smokey Bear originated as a result of World War II?

Jules Verne and the Turtle

Did you know that Jules Verne's "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea", was an underwater fantasy based on submarine advancements and submersible vehicles which had already come to pass?

75th Anniversary OF V-J Day

On August 14, 1945, it was announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending World War II. Since then, both August 14 and August 15 have been known as  “V-J Day.”

Free Coloring Pages

Enjoy either of our two FREE coloring pages.  Color them for fun or, for a chance to be featured on our Instagram page.