The U.S. Marines salute the U.S. Coast Guard after the fury of battle had subsided and the Japanese on Guam had been defeated. "They (the Coast Guard) Put Us Here and We Intend to Stay" is the way the Marines felt about it., ca. 08/1944. by The U.S. National Archives, via Flickr ~ World War II
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HMS Niobe was a ship of the Diadem-class of protected cruiser in the Royal Navy. She served in the Boer War and was then given to Canada as the first ship of the then newly created Royal Canadian Navy as HMCS Niobe.
Oct 12, 1946. Heavy cruiser IJNS AOBA [one of the ships that destroyed HMAS CANBERRA] on the bottom of Kure Harbour.HMAS CANBERRA [I] was the first ship lost, wrecked without being able to return fire. The American cruisers USS QUINCY, VINCENNES and ASTORIA were sunk soon after , as Mikawa's force sped down 'The Slot,' raking the confused and disordered Allied forces as it did so. The Battle of Savo Island was a costly avoidable disaster which is still controversial.
Sinking of the Bismarck: taken from heavy cruiser HMS Dorsetshire on 27 May 1941, this picture shows the German battleship sinking by the stern. Dorsetshire finished her off with torpedoes once battleships HMS King George V and HMS Rodney had battered her to pieces after she had been rendered unsteerable by torpedo bomber attack.
IJN Aircraft Carrier Ibuki (伊吹). She was converted from heavy cruiser after Japanese lost their aircraft carrier squad during Battle of Midway. Later the Japanese surrendered and she was scrapped in 1946