In honor of Pearl Harbor Day, my wife thinks about her Dad, Lynn H. Davis. His ship, the USS Astoria, was stationed there, before we entered WWII. By a lucky twist of fate, the Astoria was ordered out to sea early that morning (pre-dawn), for patrol duty north of the islands and was over 100 miles out to sea when the attack started.
Below is a photo of the Astoria's survivors some time after the Guadalcanal campaign:
My father-in-law is in the back row, the sixth man from the left. And, by the looks of it, they took this picture on another New Orleans Class Heavy Cruiser. I can tell by the guns. Three of the 7 New Orleans Class cruisers were lost at Savo Island.
Not only are we having a sale on Lifetime Subscriptions from now until Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 10AM PST, but we have also added a new Veteran Reward!
As of today, November 12th, all current and future Lifetime Subscribers, as well as Monthly Subscribers who hit the 500-day mark, will gain a new Veteran Reward: faction-specific EV Suits! They can be claimed at the same console interact in each capitol city where the 300-day firework reward is found, and can be claimed for all your bridge officers, not just your captain.
Our Mission: Our forces will help encourage dialogue, promote growth, and insure the free flow of trade. Our Most Recent History: After the Great Devastation, under Operation "Unified Assistance" the 7th Fleet began providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to many planets & star systems in the quadrant. About 40% of the galaxy's population live within the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility.
We have been given the sacred task and responsibility to rebuild the "Lucky 7th" to her former glory.
Our Motto: No man left behind.
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