ww2dbaseDavid Stubblebine lives in California and is a retired public safety officer (police and fire). Before entering this field, his undergraduate major at the University of California at Santa Cruz meandered from mathematics to religious studies to criminal justice.
ww2dbaseDavid’s interest in World War II began as a study into his father's Navy career as a carrier pilot in the Pacific during 1944 & 1945. Applying his investigative skills and desire to learn just one more detail, he is expanding the study to include the broader context of the Pacific conflict and the Global Conflict.
|Person: Joseph Clark||3 Jun 2020|
|Ship: Bennington||15 May 2020|
|Person: Theodore Chandler||8 May 2020|
|Person: Aubrey Fitch||15 Apr 2020|
|Facility: Manzanar War Relocation Center||17 Jan 2020|
|Document: Letter from Albert Einstein to Franklin Roosevelt||3 Jan 2020|
|Facility: Kahului Naval Air Station||20 Dec 2019|
|Person: John Morris||13 Dec 2019|
|Aircraft: A-36A Mustang||13 Nov 2019|
|Book Review: The Indestructible Man||21 Aug 2019|
|Ship: U-505||26 Jul 2019|
|Weapon: Mousetrap Anti-Submarine Rocket||10 Jul 2019|
|Person: Dixie Kiefer||12 Jun 2019|
|Ship: Portland||20 Jul 2018|
|Book Review: B-29 Superfortress: A Comprehensive Registry of the Planes and Their Missions||20 Jun 2018|
|Book Review: Lucky's Life||22 Sep 2017|
|Book Review: Pearl Harbor Ghosts: The Legacy of December 7, 1941||20 Aug 2017|
|Book Review: Carrier Warfare in the Pacific||8 Jun 2017|
|Document: Interrogation of Commander Mochitsura Hashimoto||31 Mar 2017|
|Document: Presidential Executive Order Number 9066 Authorizing the Internment of Japanese-Americans||24 Mar 2017|
Latest ContributionsDisplay latest contributions only
Timeline ContributionsDavid Stubblebine has also contributed 801 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 2 May 1944: Barbers Point Naval Air Station: First mention made of Night Combat Training Unit.
» 11 Oct 1943: USS Yorktown (Essex-class) arrived at Oahu, Hawaii and for the next month conducted air training operations out of Pearl Harbor.
» 7 Apr 1944: Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Five officers and 91 men of D-2, Unit 2, departed.
» 7 Jan 1945: Rear Admiral Theodore E. Chandler died aboard USS Louisville from wounds sustained the day before in an aerial special attack against the ship.
» 23 Sep 1940: Bantam delivered a prototype, officially named the "Pilot" but nicknamed the "Blitz Buggy", to the US Army vehicle test center at Camp Holabird, Maryland, United States for a requirement that would result in the Jeep.
» 3 Jun 1945: USS Yorktown (Essex-class) struck airfields on the Japanese home islands.
Did you enjoy this article? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.
Share this article with your friends:
Stay updated with WW2DB:
Visitor Submitted Comments
All visitor submitted comments are opinions of those making the submissions and do not reflect views of WW2DB.
- » WW2DB's 15th Anniversary (29 Dec 2019)
- » Japan and Russia to continue negotiations on the Kuriles territorial dispute (22 Nov 2019)
- » Wreck of Akagi Found (21 Oct 2019)
- » Wreck of Kaga Found (18 Oct 2019)
- » USMC corrected Iwo Jima flag raiser identification (18 Oct 2019)
- » See all news
- » 1,083 biographies
- » 331 events
- » 37,467 timeline entries
- » 1,075 ships
- » 336 aircraft models
- » 189 vehicle models
- » 352 weapon models
- » 107 historical documents
- » 216 facilities
- » 463 book reviews
- » 26,634 photos
- » 318 maps
Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937