Entries by Lee Durston

Fast Facts – USS Texas

The USS Texas (BB-35) is one of two New York-class battleships constructed for the U.S. Navy prior to the outbreak of WWI. Commissioned in 1914, the USS Texas was considered one of the most powerful warships at the time.

Fast Facts – John Glenn

John Herschel Glenn Jr. (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016) was an American Marine Corps aviator, engineer, astronaut, businessman, and politician. He was the third American in space, and the first American to orbit the Earth, circling it three times in 1962.