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The teletype was clicking away, and on the unwatched screen words crawled, YORKTOWN REPORTS THREE BOMB HITS HEAVY DAMAGE BELOW DECKS Acey-deucey sets, packs'of cards, girlie and sports magazines lay about the vacant leather reclining chairs.
He had also volunteered for the final siege at Yorktown and for his services had received a printed promise from the Continental Congress that at some future date he would receive $480.
The book must have been written after 1780after the Declaration of Independence, the decisive Battle of Yorktown, and/or the final peace treaty between Britain and her rebellious American colonies.
On the fourth of June, 1942, in the early afternoon, he'd spotted three Japanese 'Val' dive bombers that ought to have followed the rest of the Hiryu air group to attack Yorktown but had gotten lost and headed towards his carrier by mistake.
In truth, he could do nothing but hope for help from Clinton and strengthen his works at Yorktown (and at Gloucester Point opposite) against the inevitable, impending assault.
On a marble pedestal, in bas-relief, were to be depicted the five great military events of the war in which he had personally led the command: the Siege of Boston, the Capture of the Hessians at Trenton, the Battle of Princeton, the Action at Monmouth, and the Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.
By the time Captain Cook hit the beach at Kealakekua Bay the British Army was mired down in Virginia at a place called Yorktown, the Earl of Sandwich—the first Lord of the Admiralty and the patron for whom these islands were originally named— was so busy running women in and out of the Hellfire Club that he barely had time to think about anything else.
By the time Captain Cook hit the beach at Kealakekua Bay the British Army was mired down in Virginia at a place called Yorktown, the Earl of Sandwich -- the first Lord of the Admiralty and the patron for whom these islands were originally named -- was so busy running women in and out of the Hellfire Club that he barely had time to think about anything else.
I had a job waiting for me at Camp Yorktown Bay, a Navy League camp for poor kids mostly from Texas and Arkansas, on Lake Ouachita, the largest of Hot Springs’ three lakes and one of the cleanest in America.
It was a ten-minute drive from The Farm, the CIA's training establishment whose post-office address is Williamsburg, Virginia, but which is actually closer to Yorktown, adjacent to an installation in which the Navy keeps both submarine-launched ballistic missiles and their nuclear warheads.