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Fort Kamehameha

Dorrance, William H.

Fort Kamehameha

the story of the harbor defenses of Pearl Harbor

by Dorrance, William H.

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Published by White Mane Pub. Co. in Shippensburg, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fort Kamehameha (Hawaii),
  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii),
  • Hawaii,
  • Pearl Harbor
    • Subjects:
    • Coast defenses -- Hawaii -- Pearl Harbor -- History.,
    • Fort Kamehameha (Hawaii) -- History.,
    • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-155) and index.

      Statementby William H. Dorrance.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA26.F6655 D67 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 162 p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1396780M
      ISBN 100942597516
      LC Control Number93004231
      OCLC/WorldCa28111826

      Photo, Print, Drawing Hickam Field, Fort Kamehameha Historic Housing, Along Worchester Avenue & Hope Street, Honolulu, Honolulu County, HI. Enlarge View 11 images in sequence. [ Photos from Survey HABS HIAS ] (Library of Congress) Repository. William C. Gaines A History of Fort DeRussy CD Journal Vol Issue 4, November p. Books: Dorrance, William H. Fort Kamehameha, the Story of the Harbor Defenses of Pearl Harbor. White Mane Publishing Co. Shippensburg, PA Thompson, Erwin N. Pacific Ocean Engineers: History of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Pacific.

      The Online Books Page. Online Books by. United States Navy (United States. Navy) A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. United States. Navy: The Aleutians Campaign, June - August (HTML at Ibiblio) United States. Navy: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (electronic edition; with additional reports and updates) (illustrated HTML at ). On the afternoon of Decem , soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, on a work detail at Fort Kamehameha—a post south of Hickam Field and bordering the west end of John Rodgers Airport—made a macabre : Mbartels.

      For several more years he remained at O'ahu, recovering from this defeat and, perhaps, pondering conquest of Kaua'i. Expecting an attack from Kamehameha, Ka'umu'ali'i sought the help of a Russian agent, Dr. Georg Schaffer, in building a fort at the mouth of the Waimea River and exchanged Kaua'i's sandalwood for guns. The US Army Corps of Engineers built the first Army railroad on Oahu in to use for construction of Fort Kamehameha. Seven batteries were built between and , and the "temporary" railroad not only remained but was expanded to become a permanent one in with the establishment of the 41st Coast Artillery (Railway).


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