John Roland Redman was born on January 31, 1898, in Reno, Nevada to Mrs. Katherine Williams Redman, and Joseph R. Redman. He received an appointment to the Naval Academy in 1915 and was commissioned as an Ensign on June 7, 1918.
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Duane was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and lived most of his life there. His parents were Carlton and Esther Marggraf. He was their third child and only son. His two older sisters are Virginia (Ginny) Hoffman and Lorna Stopper.
By LTjg Christopher Bertke
How do we translate the Law of Armed Conflict into a digital world?
Thirty two years ago today, on January 25, 1987 Ranger 12, an EA-3B “Whale” (BuNo 144850) belonging to VQ-2, was lost while attempting to land on the USS NIMITZ (CVN 68). Ranger 12 was returning from an operational mission in the Eastern Mediterranean and crashed off the NIMITZ’s flight deck. All seven aircrew were killed.
The Pueblo incident ended peacefully, but newly unclassified documents detail President Johnson’s contingency plans. On January 23, 1968, the Navy’s U.S.S. Pueblo was coasting in international waters off the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Continue reading “The Time the U.S. Nearly Nuked North Korea Over a Highjacked Spy Ship”
The motion picture about Alan Tuning, The Imitation Game, shows many of the interesting characters who worked at Bletchley Park during World War II. In order to emphasize certain aspects about the life of Dr. Turing the script sometimes portrayed these other characters differently from the way they were in real life.
On January 18, 1918 the German spy, Lothar Witzke was arrested carrying a codebook and an encrypted message.