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Notable US Navy Losses of World War 2

During December 1941 and September 1945, the US Navy lost hundreds of warships and patrol craft due enemy contact, natural disasters and various incidents. We have compiled some of the more notable losses in the following list. USS Arizona (BB-39) The USS Arizona was a 31,400 ton Pennsylvania class battleship built at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New …

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Shipwreck of the USS Saratoga (CV-3) in Bikini Atoll

The USS Saratoga (CV-3), commissioned in 1927, was an Lexington-class American Aircraft carrier measuring 268 meters (880 ft.) in length and weighting 39,000 tons. Originally she was designed as a battlecruiser, but was later converted into one of the Navy’s first aircraft carriers during construction to comply with the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922. During her World …

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How Dive-Bomber Aircraft Won the War in the Pacific

When Japanese aircraft swooped over Pearl Harbor, dive-bombers were among the primary planes that devastated the harbor. These were planes that could dive toward and take out land and naval targets at lower altitudes than more standard aircraft. At a time when the accuracy of aircraft bombs was somewhat short of the 100% mark, they …

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Japanese ambassador to PNG Hiroharu Iwasaki at the Yamamoto crash site

Yamamoto’s WWII Crash site opened to tourists in Bougainville

The World War II crash site of a military plane carrying Japanese admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who was the commander-in-chief during the decisive early years of the Pacific War and was responsible for major battles such as Pearl Harbor and Midway, has been opened to visitors in Bougainville for the first time in more than five …

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Book Sneak Peak- Controlled Delivery

A new concept approach from ARGUnners present you with a 130 page teaser of one of our favorite books and author, Nick Jacobellis’s – Controlled Delivery This should give our readers an excellent idea of what this true story is about and possibly make them interested in purchasing Book One and Book Two ,available at …

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