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Remains of warships of British Royal Navy,  Royal Netherlands Navy, and US Navy sunk by the Japanese during the Battle of the Java Sea in 1942, have been destroyed and almost vanished as a whole by illegal scrap metal scavengers. The fact is very serious if we...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 25, 2016

USS Alabama (BB-60), a South Dakota-class battleship, was the sixth ship of the United States Navy named after the US state of Alabama. She was commissioned in 1942 and served in World War II in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. Alabama accumulated nine U.S. Navy battle stars for her World War...read more

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 HQ Batallón) October 23, 2016

USS New Jersey (BB-62) is an Iowa-class battleship. New Jersey was awarded nine battle stars for combat actions during her World War II service. During World War II, New Jersey shelled targets on Guam and Okinawa, and screened aircraft carriers conducting raids in the Marshall Islands.

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 HQ Batallón) July 24, 2016

Time to take a look at the overall Strategy in early World War 2 concerning the Atlantic. This video will cover the views, actions and development of the German and American side from the time of the outbreak of the war to the situation just before the German declaration of war against the...read more

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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 USS Yorktown was the pride of the U.S. Navy when first launched. The keel of the aircraft carrier BonHomme Richard was laid down December 1ne, 1941, six days before the attack on Pearl Harbor. The vessel was renamed USS Yorktown (CV-10) in honor of the original carrier ...read more

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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 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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 HQ Batallón) October 18, 2015
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Standing in front of the Commonwealth War Cemetery, several Marines stood in ranks in their dress uniforms, waiting to escort former prisoners-of-war and their families into the cemetery. 

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