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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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The U-1206, a German Type VIIC submarine "the workhorse of the German U-boat force" was one of the late model boats fitted with a new high-pressure toilet allowing the toilet to be used at greater depths than before (though in reality the culprit was not...read more

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 HQ Batallón) September 04, 2016
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The development of the German U-Boat fleet between 1919 and 1939, and the dimensions of the standard Type VII (More information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Type_VII_submarine -  Más información en: ...read more

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The USS Independence (CVL-22) was a United States Navy light aircraft carrier served during the Second World War. She took part in the attacks on Rabaul, Tarawa, Luzon, Okinawa, in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, and others strike duties. When war finished, Independence was used as a target during...read more

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A US submarine that sank during World War II has been discovered on the bottom of the ocean near Matua Island in Russia’s Far Eastern Kuril archipelago by a joint expedition of the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) and Defense Ministry....read more

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Struggling to stay afloat financially, the USS Kidd has embarked on a fundraising effort selling what officials describe as “unique war bonds” to the public, Olivia Mcclure,...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 01, 2016
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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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In service for less than two years during World War lI, the USS Batfish (SS-310) and those who sailed in her won 9 battle stars, sank 15 enemy ships, damaged numerous others, and even rescued three, wet but happy, Army pilots whose B-25 bomber had crashed into the Sea of Japan. In that respect...read more

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 HQ Batallón) May 29, 2016

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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