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In less than a year, Royal Navy has found and dragged out of Portsmouth Harbour three dangerous unexploded explosives of World War II. Luftwaffe bombers frequently targeted Portsmouth Harbour, which is the historic home of the Royal Navy, during the Second World...read more

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"What a story it is, straight out of a Commando comic book." the guardian Jeremy Clarkson tells the story of one of the most daring operations of World War II -- the Commando raid on the German occupied dry dock at St. Nazaire in France on 28th March 1942. It was an operation so successful and...read more

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HMS Saracen has been found and photographed on the Mediterranean seabed at a depth of 1,385 feet (422 m) off the coast of Corsica, where she was scuttled by her own crew, by Italian engineer Guido Gay, after a two-year search. HMS Saracen was the...read more

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HMS Sheffield was one of the first British ships to be fitted with a surface-search radar, which she put to good use in shadowing the German battleship Bismarck.

The Royal Navy realized that in future...read more

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German Submarine Killer, Royal Navy Fairey Swordfish Torpedo Bomber, Dunsfold Airshow 2013. The Fairey Swordfish was a torpedo bomber biplane designed by the Fairey Aviation Company and used by the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy during the Second World War. Originating in the 1930s, the...read more

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The Brewster SB2A Buccaneer lacked ruggedness, incurring many stress problems that made it unreliable, even as a trainer. Overweight, underpowered, and lacking maneuverability, the Brewster SB2A Buccaneer was a classic failure. As a result, SB2As only...read more

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The lack of a decisive British victory in theMediterranean theater fundamentally affected British maritime strategy throughout the Second World War. The Royal Italian Navy, or RegiaMarina Italiana (RMI), exerted a disproportionate influence on British strategy and fleet disposition, because its...read more

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The two ships arrived at Singapore just before Japan began the Pacific War. On 7 December, the day of the Pearl Harbor Raid on the other side of the International Date Line, the Japanese landed in northern Malaya. As soon as hostilities commenced, both steamed northwards to intercept a reported...read more

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