The first attack on Wake Island began on December 8, 1941 – the day after Pearl Harbor – and was successfully repelled by US forces occupying the island. A secondary attack occurred on December 11, but a small force of American soldiers m... Read More
The Grumman F6F Hellcat was the successor to the F4F Wildcat and had its first flight on June 26th 1942. Designed for carrier operations the aircraft featured a 2000 HP Pratt & Whitney engine, strong landing gear and an arresting hook. The plane ... Read More
The Greatest Generations Foundation (TGGF) is a charitable organization dedicated to promoting recognition and respect for U.S. and Allied war veterans while enhancing historical education for today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders.