Protestant service on a steep hill during the Vietnam War
Stacks of C-ration cartons serve as both seating and altar for the Protestant service conducted by Chaplain Lieutenant L.L. Ahrnsbrak for members of the 3rd Platoon, Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, at a cleared and sangbagged position on a steep hill during the Vietnam War. Share the History Love... [...]
Navy nurses and WAVES playing softball, 1943
Dorothy Wheeler, of Lincoln, Nebraska, captain of one of the Navy Nurses softball teams, slams out a long single into left field during a game at the U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego in June 1943. Grace Nilsen, of Escanaba, Michigan is the catcher. How Navy Nurses Keep Fit – “Keep fit to keep fighting men [...]
Disneyland closed after Kennedy’s assassination, 1963
Disneyland park closed its gates on November 23, 1963 in honor of President John F. Kennedy. He was assassinated the day before, November 22, 1963. Kennedy is known to have visited Disneyland park only once, as Senator, in October 1959. Share the History Love... [...]
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