Tag Archives: December 7

The First Lady Lex

Eighty-six years ago today, the first aircraft carrier to bear the name Lexington was commissioned. The USS Lexington was the first of her kind and consequently she became the lead ship of her type, the Lexington-class. Of the class, there … Continue reading

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107 Years

A century plus seven years. It is almost too much to comprehend, especially when you give some thought to the amazing accomplishments which have taken place since then. It was 107 years ago today the Wright Brothers officially “cracked the … Continue reading

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December 7

It is hard to believe it has been 69 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Eighteen year-old newly enlisted sailors, who were there when the Japanese bombed the harbor, are today, 87 years old. There are some 3000 … Continue reading

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