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Flight Deck: USS Hornet, Battle of Midway 1942. This was a key battle that turned the tide in the Pacific during WWII.

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One of the best known dogs in World War II, little four pound Smoky was called 'the best mascot in the South Pacific' by Yank magazine which featured this photo with a story. Photo: Copyright 1996 William A. Wynne, used with permission


Henry Fonda (1905-1982) Lt. jg U.S. Navy 1943-45 WW II. Fonda was already a movie star when he enlisted saying, "I don't want to be in a fake war in a studio." Fonda served as a Quartermaster 3rd Class on the destroyer USS Satterlee. He was later commissioned as a Lieutenant jg in Air Combat Intelligence in the Pacific and was awarded the Bronze Star.


War of the Pacific-- (Spanish: Guerra del Pacífico), took place from 1879 to 1883, with Bolivia & Peru on one side and Chile on the other. The war ended with a Chilean victory, which gained a significant amount of land from Peru and Bolivia. Battles were fought in the Pacific Ocean, the Atacama Desert, Peru's deserts, and mountainous regions in the Andes. For the first five months the war played out in a naval campaign, as Chile struggled to establish a sea-based resupply corridor for its…