Category: Hawaii Military Bases

USMC Kaneohe Historical Displays

– Zo858. One of 10 images (in the linked album URL in here) of the main gate area, including Google Earth maps, of the USMC Kaneohe Base, just as you enter the Base. ————————————- On the 18th of July 2020 I visited the USMC Kaneohe Base and looked, took pictures of all their displays. They […]

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The Iwo Jima Memorial at the USMC Base Kaneohe.

– Zo832. One of 27 images I shot on the 18th of July 2020, of the Iwo Jima Memorial, just inside the main gate, on the USMC Base Kaneohe and I let the pictures tell the story. ——————————————– On the 18th of July, I visited the USMC Base in Kaneohe and looked at the historical […]

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West Loch Disaster, MOH to BM2 DV Hammerberg

Zo679. Smoke rises from the wreck of USS LST-480, at right, as tugs and other craft try to put out her fires. At left is USS LST-39, also burning, with men on her bow ramp, probably removing cargo, and other vessels alongside and nearby. Photograph is dated 22 May 1944, the day after the explosion. […]

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Gun Battery Hulu BCN-303 at Puu-O-Hulu

Gun Battery Hulu BCN-303 at Puu-O-Hulu Zo306. One of 3 images approaching Puu-O-Hulu. ————————————————————- Puu-O-Hulu is a separate hill, ridgeline and is part of the Waianae Range on Oahu Island. Since the 1920s it was part of the Puu-O-Hulu Military Reservation and Coastal Artillery Observation post were built on top for triangulation for the big […]

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The USS Arizona Memorial at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial 2020-01-19.

Ze892. 200119a Pearl Harbor National Memorial 01. Entrance ————————————————— These pictures were shot on the 19th Jan. 2020 and are uploaded here in high resolution into this Facebook album. The memorial is free and the visit is all nicely organized but you should educate yourself with this URL, click here or copy and paste: https://www.nps.gov/valr/planyourvisit/fees.htm […]

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USS Monterey BM-6 was part of the Philippine-American War

Ze694. The USS Monterey at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, circa 1896. The USS Camanche is visible in the background. This picture is from this Wikipedia’s URL, click here or copy and paste it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Monterey_(BM-6) ================================== This war is often called in old records: Philippine Insurrection. This is from this Wikipedia’s URL, click here or copy […]

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