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November 06, 2005
US National Archives
. Great photos, and they are in nice, high resolution for your viewing pleasure.
16 years ago
The connection is being refused. I'll try again later.
Bloody government website, it was working a little while ago. Maybe they forgot to pay the electric bill.
There's also a collection of color photographs from the
government website, photos taken from 1939-1945. They'll really change the way you look at the time period; I've lost
to them. Since the original link is down, I'm working on the assumption these photos aren't included. Forgive me if I'm wrong. If they aren't they'll at least give y'all something to look at until the original link is back up.
Oh, screw the Nat'l Archives. Can't even ping the sods anymore. So I grabbed a couple photos out of my cache. Click to see the original full size. Harvesting bumper crop for Uncle Sam. Movie star Rita Hayworth sacrificed her bumpers for the duration. Besides setting an example by turning in unessential metal car parts, Miss Hayworth has been active in selling war bonds.
Launching of USS ROBALO 9 May 1943, at Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co., Manitowoc, Wis.
The operation timed out when trying to contact www.archives.gov
Well, obviously their servers are using Siemens or Sony stuff... i.e. WWII loser's equipment.
Here, 64 years late, are edited excerpts from a dispatch sent to The New York Times by Robert Trumbull, the paper’s correspondent at Pearl Harbor. It details a triumphant but mostly forgotten story of World War II: the salvage effort that rebuilt the Pacific Fleet after the Japanese attack.