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Battleship HMS Howe maneuvers off Okinawa with her main armament assuming firing position aimed at Japanese targets on the island. She was attached to Task Force 113 supporting the US landings.


USS North Carolina...She was the first newly constructed American battleship to enter service during World War II, and she took part in every major naval offensive in the Pacific Theater of Operations to become the most highly decorated American battleship of World War II, accumulating 15 battle stars.[4] The USS North Carolina is now a museum ship and memorial kept at the seaport of Wilmington, NC


Dutch 5.9 in light cruiser De Ruyter, flagship of the badly outnumbered American British Dutch Australian (ABDA) naval forces during the doomed campaign to save Java early in the war against Japan. She was torpedoed and sunk carrying the flag of Admiral Karel Doorman at the Battle of Java Sea in February 1942.


USS Yorktown (CV-5) - Portaerei Classe Yorktown -Entrata in servizio 30 settembre 1937 - Dislocamento 20.191 t (standard) 25.893 t (pieno carico) Lunghezza Linea di galleggiamento: 232 m Globale: 246,7 m Larghezza Linea di galleggiamento: 25,4 m Globale: 33,4 m Altezza 45 m Pescaggio 7,9 m 120.000 CV Velocità 32,5 nodi (61 km/h) Autonomia 12.5000 mn a 15 nodi (23.150 km a 28 km/h) Equipaggio 2.200 marinai + personale di volo - Affondata a Midway


La storia dell' equipaggio di un B17 (la famosa "fortezza volante" della US Air Force) caduto nel lago di Bolsena. Il giovane pilota americano, sfinito e impaurito, bussa la casale dei fratelli Biagio e Giuseppe Stefani chiedendo aiuto...

IJN aircraft carrier Ryūjō (龍驤 "prancing dragon") was a light aircraft carrier built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the early 1930s (when this photo was taken). Ryūjō next participated in the Battle of the Aleutian Islands in June. She was sunk by American carrier aircraft at the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 August 1942.


L'equipaggio di un cannone anticarro americano nella neo liberata città belga di Dochamps #Gennaio1945


Great Carrier Reef: Chronology of a Sunken Supercarrier

Sinking the former USS Oriskany (CV-34) off the coast of Florida, May 2006 to become the world's largest artificial reef.


RMN Trieste - Incrociatore leggero classe Trento - Completata 3 aprile 1929 - Caratteristiche generali Dislocamento a pieno carico 13.885 t Lunghezza 196,9 m Larghezza 20,6 m Pescaggio 6,8 m Propulsione 10 caldaie Yarrow 4 turbine Parsons 4 eliche Potenza 150.000 CV Velocità 35 nodi (63 km/h) Autonomia 4.160 mn a 16 nodi (7.704 km a 30 km/h) Equipaggio 723 - Affondato nel corso di un bombardamento americano il 10 aprile 1943 a La Maddalena


Allen died in the Titanic disaster and his body was never recoverd. A suitcase belonging to Allen was recovered from the wreck in 2000. It contained clothes bearing a laundry stamp W. Allen.