U.S. general officers World War II Europe. Seated are (from left to right) Gens. William H. Simpson George S. Patton Carl A. Spaatz Dwight D. Eisenhower Omar Bradley Courtney H. Hodges and Leonard T. Gerow; standing are (from left to right) Gens. Ralph F. Stearley Hoyt Vandenberg Walter Bedell Smith Otto P. Weyland and Richard E. Nugent.
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Air Force Bomber Command An Amer. airman clad in heavy sheepskin jacket & pants holding up one heavy insulated boot as he poses proudly next to the nose of his Flying Fortress bomber decorated the name “STINKY” parked at US Bomber Command airdrome.
November 1944 - USS Archerfish (SS sinks Japanese carrier Shinano on her maiden voyage 160 nautical miles southwest of Tokyo Bay. Shinano is the largest warship sunk by any combatant submarine during World War II.
The Japanese Navy included five Type A midget submarines in the Pearl Harbor raid of 7 December Transported on board large I type submarines, the midgets were launched near the entrance to Pearl Harbor the night before the attack was to begin.