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Vintage Dec. 7, 1941: U.S.S. Maryland during attack at Pearl Harbor, on Oahu.

Vintage Dec. 7, 1941: U.S.S. Maryland during attack at Pearl Harbor, on Oahu.

USN 1036055: USS Bennington (CVA-20). Passes the wreck of USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Memorial Day, 31 May 1958. Bennington's crew is in formation on the flight deck, spelling out a tribute to the Arizona's crewmen who were lost in the 7 December 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Note the outline of Arizona's hull and the flow of oil from her fuel tanks. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

USN 1036055: USS Bennington (CVA-20). Passes the wreck of USS Arizona (BB-39) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Memorial Day, 31 May 1958. Bennington's crew is in formation on the flight deck, spelling out a tribute to the Arizona's crewmen who were lost in the 7 December 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Note the outline of Arizona's hull and the flow of oil from her fuel tanks. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

The aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) leaving Pearl Harbor (Hawaii, USA) in April 1963.

The aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) leaving Pearl Harbor (Hawaii, USA) in April 1963.

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Bad ass. -- DoSomething

Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Bad ass. -- DoSomething

November 29, 1944 - USS Archerfish (SS-311) sinks Japanese carrier Shinano, world's largest warship sunk by any submarine during World War II.

November 29, 1944 - USS Archerfish (SS-311) sinks Japanese carrier Shinano, world's largest warship sunk by any submarine during World War II.

USS Bataan (CVL 29) photographed on 22 May 1953, as she was en route to Naval Air Station San Diego, California, following a deployment to Korean waters.  Note crew paraded on the flight deck spelling out the word "HOME" and an arrow pointing over her bow. Aircraft on deck include 19 Grumman AF "Guardian" anti-submarine planes and a solitary Vought F4U "Corsair" fighter (parked amidships on the starboard side).   Photo # NH 95808

USS Bataan (CVL 29) photographed on 22 May 1953, as she was en route to Naval Air Station San Diego, California, following a deployment to Korean waters. Note crew paraded on the flight deck spelling out the word "HOME" and an arrow pointing over her bow. Aircraft on deck include 19 Grumman AF "Guardian" anti-submarine planes and a solitary Vought F4U "Corsair" fighter (parked amidships on the starboard side). Photo # NH 95808

USS Wyoming, BB-32, 1919. Yes, those are four twin turrets aft of the masts. Armed with 12 12-inch guns.

USS Wyoming, BB-32, 1919. Yes, those are four twin turrets aft of the masts. Armed with 12 12-inch guns.

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