Life in the Navy
Twenty-One Gun Salute
Learn about the naval origins of the twenty-one gun salute.
Life in the Navy
Twenty-One Gun Salute
Learn about the naval origins of the twenty-one gun salute.
Resources for
Navy Veterans
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
Resources for
Navy Veterans
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
MAY
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1942 - Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller receives the Navy Cross for his heroism at Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. Adm. Chester W. Nimitz presents the medal to Miller.
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Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS) is an historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week.
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Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS) is an historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week.
New to the Library:
Hugh Cabot
Read about prolific Navy artist Hugh Cabot.
New to the Library:
Hugh Cabot
Read about prolific Navy artist Hugh Cabot.
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Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
Check Out
Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
Learn About the
Ship of State
Did you know USS Constitution is crewed by active-duty U.S. Navy Sailors who share her story with     visitors from around the world? Explore her history here!
Learn About the
Ship of State
Did you know USS Constitution is crewed by active-duty U.S. Navy Sailors who share her story with visitors from around the world? Explore her history here!
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Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
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Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
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Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.
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Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.