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APOLLO 11; the first man on the moon was a Naval Aviator

It’s been 45 years; but I still vividly remember watching Apollo 11 land on the moon as a little boy. My family watched on a small black and white TV. When Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface I didn’t know he

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The USS Randolph in WWII and just after; a first hand account

A friend sent me his fathers memoir of his time on-board the USS Randolph. His father was John Testrake, Captain of TWA 847, that was hijacked in 1985. It is a great first hand account of the period just after

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