Gov. Carlson hawking plan to bring W.W. II-era warship to Minnesota
- Minnesota governor floats memorial plan. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;01/29/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30320, p3
Reports on Minnesota Governor Arne Carlson's inclusion to his proposed $700 bonding plan the relocation of the ship USS Des Moines from naval yard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to a memorial park at Duluth Harbor on Lake Superior. Possible voters' participation in the proposal; Opposition...
- Light-rail system closer for twin cities; some financial issues are unresolved. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;03/19/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30354, p36
Focuses on Minnesota Governor Arne Carlson's move to softened his opposition against the state Legislature's proposal to invest $50 million of general obligation bonds in the establishment of a $400 million light-rail system in the state. Background on the project; Rejection of a $100 million...
- Finding the Yorktown. Ballard, Robert G. // National Geographic;Apr99, Vol. 195 Issue 4, p94
Details the efforts to recover the remains of the battleship `Yorktown.' Sinking of the battleship at the Battle of Midway during the second World War; Use of sonar devices to recover the ship's remains in the Pacific Ocean.
- Japanese Naval Nightmare. DePalma, Arthur R. // World War II;Feb2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p50
Describes the surface attack of the United States (U.S.) Navy against Japanese transports at the Battle of Balikpapan in Indonesia in January 1942 during World War II. Performance of U.S. Navy Commander Paul H. Talbot, commanding officer of Destroyer Squadron 59; Actions of Japanese Navy...
- World War II's secret disaster. Fievet, John P. // American History;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p24
Recalls the story of a German guided-missile attack against the transport, Rohna, in the Mediterranean during World War II. Suppression of this troopship disaster during the war; Loss of more than one thousand American lives; The revolutionary nature of the weapon that caused the disaster; The...
- Communications intelligence and the sinking of the U-1062: 30 September 1944. Syrett, David // Journal of Military History;Oct94, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p685
Explores the use of communications intelligence by the U.S. Navy in sinking one of the U-boats, the U-1062 which running the Allied blockade between the Far East and Europe in 1944. Use of radio transmissions to locate a U-boat; Interception of a German radio message.
- Continually in Harm's Way. Manthorpe, William // Naval History;Oct2014, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p8
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Prepared for the Work of War" by Robert Cressman from the August 2014 issue.
- Carlson applauds new waivers. Kostreski, Farah // AHA News;5/8/95, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p2
Reports that Minnesota Governor Arne H. Carlson hailed the approval of two Medicaid waivers. Advantage of the waivers for health reform plans in the state; Consolidation of programs under MinnesotaCare waiver; Benefit from long-term care options project waiver; Support from hospital officials.
- Splice the main brace. Laning, Richard // Naval History;Jul/Aug99, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p20
Describes the author's experience aboard the USS Electric Boat Salmon during one of the United States Navy's in World War II. Survival of the ship from enemy attacks; Presidential Unit Citation given to the ship.