Most Americans will mark Labor Day with one last pool party, firing up the grill one more time before the weather starts to change, or with a get-together with family and friends. Labor Day is the last blast of summer, and many of us don’t give much thought to the reason it exists. Here are 5… Continue reading “5 Things You Didn’t Know About Labor Day”
Originally posted 2017-09-02 13:04:19.
WASHINGTON, August 20, 2017 – In July 1945, the crew of an American heavy cruiser anchored at a Pacific island named Tinian, gazed up as the ship’s metal crane lowered a large and mysterious crate to the dock below. Unnoticed by the crew was the balding man walking down the rear gangplank, a lead-lined case in… Continue reading “Finding the USS Indianapolis in Philippine waters”
Originally posted 2017-08-21 03:58:10.