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lonestarbattleship · 8 hours ago
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HMS Invincible's returning home following Falklands War.
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lonestarbattleship · 9 hours ago
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The end result of a ten 14 inch salvo from USS Texas (BB-35). She was conducting a battle practice in the Southern Drill Grounds, sometime between April and August of 1915.
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lonestarbattleship · 10 hours ago
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I really like Ticonderoga-class cruisers, if it wasn’t obvious already.
They’re just so boxy and awesome!
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lonestarbattleship · 11 hours ago
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USS Wisconsin (BB-64) conducts an underway replenishment with USS Sacramento (AOE-1), with USS Missouri (BB-63) along side.
The ships are in the gulf as part of Operation Desert Shield, on August 8, 1991.
NARA: 6478487
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lonestarbattleship · 12 hours ago
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USS Texas (BB-35) and two Colliers at anchor in San Pedro harbor, California. Sometime between August 8 and 13, 1919.
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lonestarbattleship · 13 hours ago
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“USS Gato (SS-212) at the Mare Island Navy Yard, 8 August 1943. Circles mark recent alterations. Note 3"/50 gun at left and 20mm gun pedestal in center.”
(NHHC: 19-N-49789)
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lonestarbattleship · 14 hours ago
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USS Essex (CV-9) at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 8 August 1943.
(NHHC: 80-G-K-551)
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lonestarbattleship · 15 hours ago
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“USS Nashville (CL-43) bombarding Kiska Island, Aleutians, on 8 August 1942.”
(NHHC: NH 50768)
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lonestarbattleship · 16 hours ago
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USS Essex (CV-9) docked at the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, on August 8, 1943.
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NHHC: 80-G-K-547, 80-G-K-551
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lonestarbattleship · 17 hours ago
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USS Alaska (CB-1) at anchor on August 8, 1944.
NHHC: NH 97128
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lonestarbattleship · 18 hours ago
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RMS Olympic passes the RMS Aquitania when she departed New York on August 8, 1934.
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lonestarbattleship · 19 hours ago
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"Speeding to Boston the All-weather Way - Back of a 4000-hp Diesel-electric Locomotive"
Painting by Walter L. Greene, commissioned by General Electric.
LIFE Magazine Archives: link
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lonestarbattleship · 20 hours ago
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This watch has stopped at 08:15, the time when the atomic bomb detonated above Hiroshima on 6 August 1945.
Photographed in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.
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lonestarbattleship · a day ago
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1942 Nagato - Takeshi Kurokawa
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lonestarbattleship · a day ago
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lonestarbattleship · a day ago
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Today, 7 August, is Purple Heart Day in the US.
This is the Purple Heart awarded to my husband’s grandfather, my kids’ great-grandfather. He died during WWII, helping capture a German bunker. Ignacio was born in El Paso, buried initially in France, and eventually moved back to El Paso, to rest in the cemetary at Ft. Bliss,
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lonestarbattleship · a day ago
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This watch has stopped at 08:15, the time when the atomic bomb detonated above Hiroshima on 6 August 1945.
Photographed in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.
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