Colonel Jimmy Doolittle’s April 1942 raid on Japan began with the loading of sixteen aboard a Navy aircraft carrier, the USS “Hornet,” for the first time. This painting depicts the ships of Task Force sailing from San Francisco.
The world's only surviving battleship of the dreadnought era, 12 in USS Texas, with the San Jacinto monument in the background. Japanese pre-dreadnought Mikasa (flagship at the 1905 Tsushima victory over Russia) also survives.
Nighthawk / a single-seat, twin-engine stealth ground-attack aircraft, A product of Lockheed Skunk Works. The was the first operational aircraft to be designed around stealth technology. The Air Force retired the on 22 April Sixty-f