WWII Images Historical Events Books Daily
News
Videos
     
HOME contact
 
Recent News
 
 
 

Timeline Event:


Sep 02, 1944

A U.S. Navy squadron was given the assignment to take out a radio tower on the island Chichi Jima. Ensign George H.W. Bush scored four direct hits on the tower and then headed out to sea where he ejected. He was rescued by the crew of the USS Finback.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Person

Source:  World War II History


Date Added: 2010-09-02

Tags: George Bush, USS Finback, , Navy, Chichi Jima


History to Share?

Help us record history!

Do you have something to share regarding WWII?

Send us your facts, figures, stories, photos or (oops!) corrections to steve@wwarii.com.

 


 

 

home | privacy policy | terms & conditions | contact