NAVAL DISTRICTS AND SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS,
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Maintained navy yards, naval stations, naval bases, naval air installations, and other types of shore establishments that performed services for the fleet.

Investigation of Possible Enemy Beach Landing

enemy beach landing

June 11, 1942

Investigation reports were completed for any observed suspicious activities or personnel in the district. This particular report...

Tags: Florida | Intelligence Service | Investigations | World War II
Letter of Recommendation Noting Nazi Sympathies

Letter of Recommendation

March 15, 1942

Along with Alfred Uhley's application for employment at the Naval Station in Key West, Mr. Serogin received this letter...

Tags: Florida | Intelligence Service | Investigations | World War II
The New Yorker Advertisement

The New Yorker Advertisement

November 22, 1941

This advertisement was printed on several pages in The New Yorker on November 22, 1941, two weeks before the Pearl Harbor...

Tags: Intelligence Service | World War II
New Yorker Ad Investigation

New Yorker Ad Investigation

August 14, 1942

Almost a year after an ad was published in The New Yorker on November 22, 1941, Naval Intelligence investigated...

Tags: Georgia | Intelligence Service | World War II
Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

May 25, 1943

Captain J.H. Tucker found this note inside a bottle floating in the St. Johns River on May 25, 1943. Because the bottle was a suspicious object...

Tags: Florida | Intelligence Service | World War II
Violation of Navy Censorship Regulations

Censorship Regulations

February 8, 1943

Elizabeth Davis, a teacher at Kirby-Smith Junior High School in Jacksonville, organized the Victory Club whose members wrote letters...

Tags: Censorship | South Carolina | World War II
Letter from Kirby-Smith Junior High

Letter to Sailor

December 5, 1942

As a member of the Victory Club at Kirby-Smith Junior High School in Jacksonville, Mary Harrell wrote this letter to...

Tags: Censorship | Florida | World War II
Map of Omaha Beach

Map of Omaha Beach

August 5, 1944

On June 6, 1944 (D-Day), Allied forces landed at Normandy and began the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Map | Military Operations | World War II
Operation Lumberjack

Operation Lumberjack

March 3, 1945

Executed on March 1, 1945, Operation Lumberjack was one of the last major operations of the European theater during World War II...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Map | Military Operations | World War II
Naval Air Stations in the Americas and the Pacific

Naval Air Stations

ca. 1944

The U.S. Navy created an extensive footprint in the Americas and the Pacific with its Naval Air Stations and Air Facilities...

Tags: Florida | Map | Navy Organization | World War II