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Members of the German military carry lit torches in honor of General (GEN) Charles L. Donnelly Jr., departing commander in chief, US Air Force Europe, and Allied Air Forces Central Europe. The Soldiers are participating in the"Grand Tatoo,"one of the West Germany military's highest honors

A close up view of a US Air Force B-2 Spirit Bomber from 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman AFB, MO being refueled by the boom and refueling arm of a KC-10 Extender aircraft. The image was taken from the Boom Operators position

Joseph Curry, Deputy CHIEF, New York Fire Department, barks orders to rescue teams as firefighters and rescue teams search for survivors through the rubble and debris of the World Trade Centers in New York City in the area known as Ground Zero, after the 9/11 terrorists attacks

A view of the Alamo Chapel located at #1 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (TX). This is the front of the Old Spanish Mission Fort where 189 defenders sacrificed their lives and fought to the death rather than surrender to the forces of the Mexican General Santa Anna in the year 1836

A nighttime view of the Alamo Chapel located at #1 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas (TX). This is the front of the Old Spanish Mission Fort where 189 defenders sacrificed their lives and fought to the death rather than surrender to the forces of the Mexican General Santa Anna in the year 1836

US Army soldiers from the Presidio pose for a group shot, with their Springfield 03 rifles, in front of the ruins of the Hall of Justice. The troops aided the local police force in keeping order and protection for the citizens of the devastated city. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Refugee camp overlooks the damaged city of San Francisco. This camp might be on Mission Dolores Park. Note the Ladies and Mens facilities. In the distance are domes of the City Hall (left) and the Call Building (right). On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Panoramic View of San Francisco on April 1909 three years after the massive 8.25 earthquake of 1906. The view from 1000 feet above Jones and Washington Street, looking eastward. Goat Island (now Yerba Buena Island) in the San Francisco Bay, is in the upper far left. Mason Street cuts across right corner. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Panoramic View of San Francisco in Flames Other Effects of the Disaster "This panoramic view shows San Francisco in flames, five hours after the earthquake. The photograph taken from Mason Street at 10:00 A.M., April 18, 1906. There is little evidence of earthquake damage. Most of the city's downtown buildings appear to be intact, yet flames later partially or wholly destroyed these buildings. The fire continued unchecked for three days

Looking down Fourth Street just off Market Street, soldiers patrol the devastated area. An unidentified building is still standing. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Mission Relief Headquarters. The barn of James Rolph Jr. on Guerrero Street was converted into the headquarters for Mission relief. Later, Rolph became Mayor of San Francisco and then governor. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

The city of San Francisco on fire after the earthquake. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A gathering of autos, possibly a parking lot with chauffeurs and mechanics. On the left with the hood up is a 1907 Type H Locomobile 35 H.P. Touring Car. On the right, a pair of 1906 Cadillac Model M Light Touring Cars

A group of laborers appear to be cleaning building blocks for later use in the rebuilding of San Francisco. A soldier with a Springfield Rifle 03 is picking up something. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Fresh water is delivered via mule drawn barrel wagon to the refugees at a camp in the Presidio. Military personnel stand by as women and children bring buckets to fill. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Men ride horseback on an unidentified street showing some of the earthquake damage in the background. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

One of the many Street Kitchens that sprang up in the aftermath of the quake. This one is in front of the Baker & Greenwich Street Market, near the Presidio. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Breadlines form up at Mission High School in the aftermath of the quake. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Looking, toward the Call Building, northeast up Market Street. The Call Building is enveloped in smoke on the right side of the street. The fire engine is attempting to find water in a hydrant. Curved building on the left is the James Flood Building at Market and Powell, the Emporium is across the street. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Soldiers from the Presidio stand amid the rubble of fallen buildings after the earthquake. The Hall of Records (dome) is in the background (right). On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

As soldiers from the Presidio patrol with their Springfield 03 at ready, civilians queue up in bread lines for food in the aftermath of the quake. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Bread line forms at the Signal Corps at the Presidio. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A view along Market Street at the remains of the Call Building (domed) (right), the Mutual Bank Building (left), and the Chronicle Building (rear). On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Panoramic View of Nearly Total Devastation of San Francisco Other Effects of the Disaster "This view of the San Francisco ruins shows many square blocks completely leveled. The photograph was taken on May 1, 1906, almost a month after the disaster. Much of the debris had already been hauled away leaving only empty ash-blackened blocks. Rebuilding of small buildings had begun

Close-up view of refugees fleeing along Grove Street from the Ham & Egg fire. This fire started in a house on the south side of Hayes Street when a woman started a fire in her stove to make breakfast around 9 AM. The chimney was defective due to the quake and fire broke out. This fire burned more territory than any other single fire, since all fire departments were engaged elsewhere no concentrated attack was possible, so the fire spread out of control reaching Gough and Grove Streets. The fire caused the destruction of the Mission district as well as the Hayes Valley section, including the Mechanics' Pavilion and the City Hall. The earthquake hit at 5:12:05 AM, measuring 8.25 on the...

A view of busy Market Street looking southward. This shot may be taken just before the earthquake hit. There is no date on the photo. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Ruin of the $7,000,000 City Hall by earthquake and fire. The building was a monument of poor workmanship, materials and design. The U.S. Geological Survey Report on the San Francisco Earthquake of April 18,1906. (Possible photograph by Frank Soule) On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A small group of San Franciscans now stands in rubble where 308 Van Ness Avenue once stood. In the background is whats left of City Hall. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Burnt-out truck of an inbound streetcar lies on Third Street between Market and Mission. The Call Building (left) at the corner of Third and Market streets. Mutual Savings Bank is across Market and Kearny. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

As fires rage in the background, the newly of San Francisco gather at Union Square. The tall steel skeleton, then known as the Union League Building, was under construction at the time of the earthquake, later finished, and still standing on Geary Street. The Butler Building at right, also under construction at the time. Its walls peeled away during the earthquake and killed several people in buildings adjoining the structure. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000...

GROUND EFFECTS AND BUILDING DAMAGE On the east side of Howard Street near 17th Street in San Francisco all houses shifted toward the left. The three-story house dropped from its south foundation wall and leaned against the neighboring house. This area, called the Mission District, was a "fill" area along the former course of Mission Creek. It was an area of high-intensity shaking exceeded only by areas in close proximity to the fault. For blocks the land surface and paved streets were thrown into wave forms trending east and west. U.S. Geological Survey (Possible photograph by G.K. Gilbert)

The burning of San Francisco. Reproduced from the only photograph that shows the entire scope and extent of this awful conflagration the worst in the history of the world. Fire line over three miles long, property loss three hundred million dollars. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

An unidentified area of San Francisco suffers total devastation. Unknown woman poses for a picture. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Like nomads settling in for a stay this is the largest tent refugee camp on the Presidio Reservation. United States Army General Hospital is in the background. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

A crowd gathers at Telegraph Hill to watch the burning of San Francisco. The view is looking south. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

Soldiers from the Presidio patrol this area, looking north from the junction of Sansome and Bush Streets. The area is known as the insurance district of San Francisco. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

The Wright Brothers Flyer arrives at Fort Myer, Virginia (VA) aboard a wagon, attracting the attention of children and adults

Bystanders help extricate the mortally wounded US Army (USA) Lieutenant (LT) Thomas Selfridge from the wreck of the Wright Brothers Flyer after its crash at Fort Myer, Virginia (VA). At right, several men attend the injuries of Orville Wright, who lies on the ground at their feet

The Wright Brothers test fly their aircraft on Fort Myer's parade field. This series of test flights resulted in the Army purchasing its first aircraft. In the first flight, Sept. 9, 1908, Orville Wright kept the plane aloft 71 seconds. The second flight resulted in a crash that left Wright severely cut and bruised and his passenger, Army LT. Thomas Selfridge dead -- the first powered-aviation fatality. (Exact date shot UNKNOWN)

An aerial view of the parade ground at the Presidio with troops in review. From all the horse or mule drawn cannons and covered wagons this shot might be pre-WWI

Overview of Fort Baker in 1915. In the background in San Francisco Bay is Angel Island

Situated near the gun batteries of the coastal bluffs, Fort Scott was established in 1912 to serve as headquarters for the Coastal Artillery Corps of the San Francisco Bay area. Spanish Revival style buildings, the first of this style to be built on the Presidio, characterize the post, and the U-shaped parade ground breaks from traditional quadrangular design. This image appears to be pre WWI, titled Look em Over. With troops standing by their erected tents and gear placed in front

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division, 65th Field Artillery Brigade, regiments perform an Artillery Review with horse drawn 75 mm cannons at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Movement of horse drawn field artillery, probably 75mm cannon, at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Composite shot of four buildings at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The buildings include the YMCA, the Knights of Columbus Hall, the Hostess House, Camp Library and Kearny Theaters. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

US Army (USA) Major General (MGEN) Frederick S. Strong, Commander, 40th Division, and his staff pose for a group photo at Camp Kearny, California (CA). MGEN Strong is the first Commander of the 40th Division. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A field of Mushroom Tents, both closed and open, at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

An overview of the camp for the 145th Field Artillery Regiment (1ST Utah Field Artillery) at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A fleet of US Army (USA) Dodge Army Ambulances, 115th Sanitary Train, 40th Division, at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The Sanitary Train became the 115th Medical Regiment. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division on a hike near Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division setting up for exercises at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

A view looking down Regimental B Street near the YMCA at Camp Kearny, California (CA). Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

Members of the US Army (USA) 40th Division at A Company Street ready to head for the mess hall at Camp Kearny, California (CA). In the background the Mushroom tents are visible. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

An overview of some of the 1200 horses and mules corralled at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The teams furnished by the Pioneer Trucking Company. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar. (Exact Date Shot Unknown)

An overview of 1200 head of horses and mules in one corral at Camp Kearny, California (CA). The teams furnished by the Pioneer Trucking Company. Note: In the future this area became the US Navy (USN) Naval Air Station Miramar

Troops pose on a Model B Ammunition truck manufactured by The Four Wheel Drive Corporation (FWD). In the background troops load a 12-inch Railway Mortar. The mortar sits on 12-inch Mortar carriage, M1896, which sits on a specially designed rail car. The coastal defense mortars or Seacoast Mortars were designed to fire 700-pound projectiles in a high arc and strike battleships and cruisers on their decks where armor plating is relatively thin. (THIS IMAGE MIGHT BE AT FORT TILDEN, NEW YORK)

An air-to-air view of the Salmson observation aircraft

Army Trucks Finish 3000 Mile Trip In n Francisco. The End of the Trail for the Army Truck Convoy Which Started from Washington District of Columbia for n Francisco. PHOTO shows Mack Trucks Leading along Market Street, Which was gaily Decorated to Receive Them With Crowds Lining the Walks 72 Trucks Made the Trip in 62 days. To test the feasibility of moving men and equipment across the country, on July 7th, the US Army, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. McClure, Army Motor Transport Corps, led 65 trucks and other vehicles, for total of 72, and 300 troops, on a cross country trip from Washington District of Columbia to n Francisco. The trip took 62 days. Arriving in...

A driver, in his 1924 Chrysler Six, checks out a Coastal Artillery Observation Balloon hangar

A fleet of Dodge 1-1/2 ton 4x4 Cargo Trucks from the 38th Infantry Service Company, 3rd Infantry Division (Marine Division), Camp Green, North Carolina, loaded with soldiers, gather on the parade ground at the Presidio of San Francisco

A side view of the Roebling Alligator tractor as it moves through a swampy area. The tractor is a Donald Roebling creation and is the vanguard for the present Marine LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicle

A right side view of the Roebling Alligator tractor as it sits in a field. The tractor is a Donald Roebling creation and is the vanguard for the present Marine LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicle

A right side view of the Roebling Alligator tractor as it climbs ashore from the water. The tractor is a Donald Roebling creation and is the vanguard for the present Marine LVTP-7 tracked landing vehicle

Joseph and Edith Susnir and RADM Stanley J. Anderson, commander, Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, prepare to cut the ribbon during ceremonies to mark the opening of the shoreside visitors center for the new USS ARIZONA Memorial Museum

Aircraft at Hickam Field, Hawaii (HI) continue to burn and explode, in the immediate aftermath of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and other military installations

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Floyd C. Kirkpatrick. Shown here beside his F4U Corsair, on Okinawa. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Gregory K. Loesch. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Joseph Jacob Foss, is shown wearing the highly prized Medal of Honor bestowed upon him by President Roosevelt for outstanding gallantry against the Japanese in the Solomons. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Kenneth D. Frazier. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Colonel (COL) Leonard K. Davis. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Second Lieutenant (2LT) Dean Casewell. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Second Lieutenant (2LT) Stuart Alley Jr. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) K.M. Ford. Official Portrait

Lieutenant Colonel Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, USMC, Commanding Officer of 1ST Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment at Guadalcanal (1942)

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Sheldon O. Hall, standing next to a US Navy (USN) F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 1943. 1LT Hall is an Ace Pilot credited with 6 kills. His hometown is Ottawa, Ohio. (Exact date shot unknown)

Artwork: "The Lady Be Good Dies Alone," Libya, 1943 Artist: Willard Fleming

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Jefferson J. Deblanc, a Medal of Honor recipient. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Francis E. Pierce, Jr., Coronado, California. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Perry L. Shuman. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps First Lieutenant (1LT) James N. Cupp. Official Portrait

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Paul A. Mullen, taken in the cockpit of a USMC F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft at Guadalcanal, June 6, 1943. 1LT Mullen is an ace pilot and is credited with 6 kills. His hometown is 45 Ordale Boulevard, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Willeam M. Lundin. Official Portrait

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Frank B. Baldwin, taken at Russell Islands July 3, 1943 as he sits in the cockpit of a USMC F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft. 1LT Baldwin is an Ace Pilot credited with 10 kills

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ), Joseph H. Reinberg, taken at Guadalcanal, July 4, 1943. MAJ Reinberg is an Ace Pilot credited with 7 kills. (Substandard image)

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Jack Pittman, Jr, taken at Russell Island, July 4, 1943 as he sits in the cockpit of a USMC F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft. TSGT Pittman is an Ace Pilot credited with 7 kills. His hometown is Amarillo, Texas

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Herbert H. Long, Air Ace. Official Portrait

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ) Donald H. Sapp, taken at Russell Islands September 15, 1943. MAJ Sapp is an Ace Pilot credited with 11 kills. (Substandard image)

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) William N. Case, Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214)"Black Sheep"taken at Russell Islands, October 5, 1943. 1LT Case is an Ace Pilot credited with 8 kills

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) William E. Crowe. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps First Lieutenant (1LT) A. Roger Conant. Official Portrait

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Second Lieutenant (2LT) Alvin J. Jensen, standing in front of a US Navy (USN) F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft at Vella LaVella, Soloman Islands, November 14, 1943. 2LT Jensen is an Ace Pilot credited with 7 kills

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Richard L. Braun, from Santa Monica, California. Official Portrait

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) William A. Carlton. Official Portrait

World War II (WWII) era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) John F. Bolt, Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214)"Black Sheep"taken at Vella La Vella, December 5, 1943 as he stands in front of a USMC F4U"CORSAIR"aircraft. 1LT Bolt is an Ace Pilot credited with 6 kills. His hometown is Sanford, Florida

Official Portrait of US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lieutenant (1LT) Don H. Fisher, taken at Russell Islands, October 15, 1943. 1LT Fisher is a member of Marine Fighter Squadron 214 (VMF-214)"Black Sheep"and is credited with 2 kills. His home is 2301 Southwest 23rd St, Miami, Florida. (Substandard image)

A view of the Post Theater located at Fort Ritchie, Maryland (MD), completed February 1943. Fort Ritchie was closed September 30, 1998 after 72 years. (Exact date shot UNKNOWN)

Artwork: "Traffic on Highway Bridge," Russia, 1944. Artist: J. Schar. Catalog Number: G.W.I.6058.47. US Army Art Collection. (Substandard image)

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) Harold William Bauer. Official Portrait. By November of 1942, Captain Bauer was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and was awarded the Medal of Honor

Artwork: "Enemy Tanks at Ponte Rotto"Artist: Mitchell Siporin, Anzio, Italy, 1944

United States Marine Corps Captain (CPT) William N. Snider. Official Portrait