Tagged: military history

Commemoration of the Battle of Iwo Jima

Commemoration of the Battle of Iwo Jima (February 19, 1945 – March 26, 1945) (source: Wikipedia) The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps and Navy landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) during World War II.… Read more

National Guard Birthday

US National Guard Birthday In 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Bay Colony’s General Court, the colony’s militia was organized into three permanent the regiments to defend the colony better. The 181st Infantry, the 182nd Infantry, the 101st Field Artillery, and the 101st Engineer Battalion  are the descendants of first regiments of Massachusetts… Read more

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (President Roosevelt’s Day of Infamy Speech) Air raid Pearl Harbor! This is not drill! The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States… Read more

Air Force Day

Air Force Day Air Force Day was a day in celebration of the United States’ supreme air-power.  Air Force Day was last observed on August 1st, 1949. The Air Force’s Birthday is celebrated annual on September 18th. Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Read more

Commemoration of the Battle of Iwo Jima

Commemoration of the Battle of Iwo Jima (February 19, 1945 – March 26, 1945) (source: Wikipedia) The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945) was a major battle in which the United States Marine Corps and Navy landed on and eventually captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) during World War II.… Read more

National Guard Birthday

US National Guard Birthday In 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Bay Colony’s General Court, the colony’s militia was organized into three permanent the regiments to defend the colony better. The 181st Infantry, the 182nd Infantry, the 101st Field Artillery, and the 101st Engineer Battalion  are the descendants of first regiments of Massachusetts… Read more

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (President Roosevelt’s Day of Infamy Speech) Air raid Pearl Harbor! This is not drill! The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States… Read more