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The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum – The Beginning & Now

Article from the USS Intrepid, Photos Courtesy of Intrepid Museum Archives and Len Rapoport According to the Department of the Navy, Naval Historical Center, the USS Intrepid began as 27,100-ton Essex class aircraft carrier bui...
by Len Rapoport


My Military Career • Part 1 • Basic Training 1961

he year was 1960 and I was a 17 year old teenager just getting ready to enter my freshman year of college.    The United States wasn’t at war in Vietnam then, but as we used to say, there was Chaos in Laos and we all kn...
by Len Rapoport