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JAPANESE CONVOY UNDER ATTACK in Ormoc Bay. A large transport is straddled by bomb bursts

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Cover of Popular Mechanics Magazine, February 1945.  I do not know if this is the issue in question.

Cover of Popular Mechanics Magazine, February I do not know if this is the issue in question.

JAPANESE CONVOY UNDER ATTACK in Ormoc Bay. A destroyer escort is blown apart by a direct hit

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Illustrious HMS Illustrious cutting through the water at speed to enable aircraft to land on her deck. This WWII photo( taken in the period 1940-1942) was taken just after a Swordfish had made a landing. The deck crew are taking it to the forward lift.

Illustrious HMS Illustrious cutting through the water at speed to enable aircraft to land on her deck. This WWII photo( taken in the period was taken just after a Swordfish had made a landing. The deck crew are taking it to the forward lift.

Japanese Ka-Mi amphibious tanks on board a transport ship

“Japanese Type 2 Ka-Mi amphibious tanks on their way to Saipan island in 1944 as part of reinforcement troops.

Manila, Philippines

Devastation at Tacloban airport after Typhoon Haiyan. 9 Nov 2013

In pictures: Philippines counts cost of Typhoon Haiyan

Soldiers walks past the damaged area of an airport after super Typhoon Haiyan battered Tacloban city, central Philippines, November

The Gatling gun saw much action during the Spanish American War. It gained fame in Cuba giving support fire while Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders assaulted San Juan Hill. Several examples were later shipped and used in the war in the Philippines.

Weight: 395 lbs Barrel length: barrels) Cartridge Caliber: Krag and Government Range: yards Rate fire:

Carentan. France. June 10-14, 1944.   Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, with a Kübelwage of the Luftwaffe.

Carentan. France. June 10-14, 1944. Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, with a Kübelwage of the Luftwaffe.

World's biggest scale model: 1/10 Battleship Yamato.

World's biggest scale model IJN Battleship "Yamato" in Yamato's museum, Japan.

"SEN-KOTU CLASS" SUBMERSIBLE AIRCRAFT CARRIER These monsters were the largest submarines in the world at the time, and remained so until the advent of the modern nuclear "Boomer". Not only were they 60% larger than the Narwhal Class U.S. boats but they still hold the all-time range record for a diesel-electric sub: ....An astonishing 37,500 nautical miles!!! These boats could cruise 1 ½ times around the World without refueling!

was one of five Japanese submarines captured by the U. Navy at the end of World War II.

Mogami during the Battle of Midway, showing damage, Jun 1942; photo was taken by a US Navy pilot

Flying dangerously close, a U. Navy photographer got this spectacular aerial…

HMS Warspite in harbor one year before the outbreak of WW2.

aber-flyingtiger: “ apostlesofmercy: “ HMS Warspite at Gibraltar during the Spanish Civil War, ca. ” If there was ever an RN capital ship that should have been preserved, Warspite was it ”

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