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Battleships and Battlecruisers were still seen as the height of sea power at the beginning of WWII, and having the most powerful and fastest battleships was considered all important, but by the war's end, these floating fortresses found their...read more

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El protagonista de la entrada de esta semana es un barco, un acorazado de bolsillo de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, y si hablamos de este conflicto y de acorazado de bolsillo, su nombre nos viene rápidamente a la mente, el acorazado Bismarck.

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USS Iowa (BB-61) is the last lead ship of any class of United States battleships and was the only ship of her class to have served in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. During her long life she was commissioned for 227 months. Today, the IOWA is preserved as a museum near Los Angeles at...read more

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The USS Oklahoma was our first battleship equipped with 14-inch rifle main battery. She was the second unit of the Nevada Class, built at Camden, New Jersey in 1914-16. Commissioned in May 1916. The Oklahoma was 583 feet long with a maximum beam of 95 feet. She...read more

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Tirpitz was the second of two Bismarck-class battleships built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine (navy) during World War II. Named after Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz, the architect of the Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy), the ship was laid down at the Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven in...read more

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Imperial Japanese Navy Battleship "Nagato" color video.

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USS New Jersey (BB-62), a 45,000-ton Iowa class battleship, was built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania. Commissioned in May 1943, she spent the rest of that year in the western Atlantic and Caribbean area. New Jersey went to the Pacific in early 1944 and conducted her first combat...read more

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The biggest warship of World War II and the world's largest battleship. Yamato was designed around the idea that an individual ship could have superiority over any battleship of a potential enemy. Her main guns had overwhelming firepower. The ship maintained a very high level of survivability...read more

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The Bismarck was a German battleship and one of the most famous warships of the Second World War. The lead ship of her class, named after the 19th century German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, Bismarck displaced more than 50,000 tonnes fully loaded and was the largest warship then commissioned...read more

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Paul Allen, el cofundador de Microsoft, ha encontrado los restos del acorazado japonés Musashi, gemelo del mítico Yamato. El Musashi se hundió el 24 de octubre de 1944 en la batalla del Golfo de Leyte (Filipinas), durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial. El hundimiento por un ataque aéreo de...read more

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