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USS Texas (BB Some of the most impressive technology seen from the war. The USS Texas is a battleship in the U. Naval History, Military History, Image Avion, Uss Texas, Us Battleships, Us Navy Ships, Navy Military, United States Navy, Panzer

USS Texas BB-53 underway March 1943

World War Two photographs posted each day, providing as much information as possible about the photo and it's origin where possible.

Battleship USS Missouri on her Atlantic shakedown cruise August 1944 Uss Oklahoma, Uss Iowa, Battleship Missouri, Marine Francaise, Model Warships, Us Battleships, Capital Ship, Us Navy Ships, Naval History

80-G-K-4575

80-G-K-4575 (Color): USS Missouri (BB-63). Photographed while on her shakedown cruise, August 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives. (2016/01/06).

The mm) battery aboard the U. Navy battleship USS New Mexico prepares to fire during the bombardment of Saipan, 15 June Note the time-fuze setters on the left side of each gun mount, each holding three “fixed” rounds of. Naval History, Military History, Us Battleships, Us Navy Ships, Chrysler Building, United States Navy, Panzer, Aircraft Carrier, Southampton

The 5"/25 (127 mm) battery aboard the U.S. Navy battleship USS New Mexico (BB-40) prepares to fire during the bombardment of Saipan 15 June 1944. Note the time-fuze setters on the left side of each gun mount each holding three "fixed" rounds of ammunition; the barrels of 20 mm machine guns at the extreme right; and triple the 14"/50 (34.5 cm) guns in the background.

Port side view of USS San Diego (CL preparing to tie-up at Mare Island on 10 April Uss San Diego, Dazzle Camouflage, Navy Day, Heavy Cruiser, Us Navy Ships, Naval, Army Vehicles, Military Diorama, United States Navy

Port side view of USS San Diego (CL 53) preparing to tie-up at Mare Island on 10 April 1944.[1879x1489]

Port side view of USS San Diego (CL-53) preparing to tie-up at Mare Island on April 10, 1944.

 Navy aircraft carrier USS Yorktown after being hit by Japanese attacks during the Battle of Midway, June Naval History, Military History, Uss Yorktown, Navy Aircraft Carrier, Us Navy Ships, Submarines, Battleship, World War Two, Wwii

The Battle of Midway: Turning the Tide in the Pacific

The US Navy delivered a stunning defeat to the Japanese Navy at the Battle of Midway Island. This was the finest recorded naval warfare victory ever.

“The torpedoed light cruiser USS Reno under salvage, fleet tugboat USS Zuni alongside, 5 November ” On the night of 3 November light cruiser USS Reno, a part of Admiral Sherman’s TG Naval History, Military History, Navy Coast Guard, Gun Turret, Heavy Cruiser, Tug Boats, United States Navy, Navy Ships, Water Crafts

AA cruiser USS Reno

AA cruiser USS Reno after being torpedoed by Japanese bombers near Formosa, Nov 1944

A pre war look at the heavy cruiser USS Salt Lake City. Who needs radar and all that other stuff, and nice false bow wave. Naval History, Military History, Uss Pensacola, Us Battleships, Dazzle Camouflage, Heavy Cruiser, Us Navy Ships, Royal Marines, Military Diorama

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Color photo of World War French light cruiser. On the Gloire cruiser is caused by the unusual deforming camouflage Razzle Dazzle (or Dazzle Painting) from Norman Wilkinson. British Marine, Dazzle Camouflage, Camouflage Patterns, Razzle Dazzle, Navy Ships, World War One, Military History, Random Pictures, Military Camouflage

Camouflaged Ships: An Illustrated History - USNI News

Friday’s deployment of USS Freedom (LCS 1) will revive a tradition of camouflaging warships. Outside of smaller patrol boats, the U.S. largely abandoned elaborate color schemes and stuck with haze gray. But with the advent of the Littoral Combat Ship, a combatant designed to operate close to shore, the concept has returned. To put Freedom’s …

Aerial view of large cruiser USS Guam Philadelphia Navy Yard Pennsylvania United States 25 October New Battleship, Us Battleships, Navy Corpsman, Dazzle Camouflage, Capital Ship, Naval History, Military History, Us Navy Ships, History Online

Aerial view of large cruiser USS Guam (CB-2) Philadelphia Navy Yard Pennsylvania United States 25 October 1944.

HMS Jupiter (F85/G85) a J class Destroyer. Built by Yarrow & Co at Scotstoun & commissioned 25/06/39. Escorted HMS Repulse out to Far East and was part of Z Force when Prince of Wales & Repulse sunk by Japanese Bombers on 10/12/41. Credited with sinking Japanese Submarine I-60 on 17/01/42. Became a part of ABDA's sea forces & was sunk during the battle of the Java Sea on 27/02/42 after striking a Dutch mine. Dazzle Camouflage, Navy Ships, Corvettes, Royal Navy, British Royals, World War Ii, Wwii, Boats, Sailing

HMS Jupiter (F85/G85) a J class Destroyer. Built by Yarrow & Co at Scotstoun & commissioned 25/06/39. Escorted HMS Repulse out to Far East and was part of Z Force when Prince of Wales & Repulse sunk by Japanese Bombers on 10/12/41. Credited with sinking Japanese Submarine I-60 on 17/01/42. Became a part of ABDA's sea forces & was sunk during the battle of the Java Sea on 27/02/42 after striking a Dutch mine.