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Cruiser USS New Orleans arrives under her own power in Tulagi, Dec 1942. Her missing bow was the result of Japanese torpedoes that caused the explosion of a magazine Number One. Miraculously, the ship survived but with 180 of her crew killed in the explosion.

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THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1945. In April 1945, in a desperate attempt to slow the Allied advance, Yamato was dispatched on a one-way voyage to Okinawa, where it was intended that she should protect the island from invasion and fight until destroyed. Her task force was spotted south of Kyushu by US submarines and aircraft, and on 7 April she was sunk by American carrier-based bombers and torpedo bombers with the loss of most of her crew.

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More than 12,000 pounds of cargo fall out of the back of a C-17 Globemaster III over the Arctic Ocean in support of the U.S. Navy Submarine Forces' Ice Exercise 2016. ICEX 2016 is a five-week exercise designed to research, test and evaluate operational capabilities in the Arctic region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sheila deVera)

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Rear Admiral Richard Heatherington "Dick" O'Kane. 1911-1994. Submarine Commander during World War II, awarded the Medal of Honor, 3 Navy Cross, & 3 Silver Star. To this day his cribbage board rests in the wardroom of the oldest active US submarine in the Pacific Fleet and upon the boat's decommissioning the board is transferred to the next oldest submarine. He, and his wife, are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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17 Incredible Photos Of Life On A US Navy Submarine

Midshipmen learn to pilot the submarine by training in the duties of the helm and planesman while underway aboard the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS West Virginia (SSBN

Dramatic picture of Yamato during sea trials. April 7, 1945 - US planes sink Yamato, world’s largest battleship

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Japanese Sea Dragon Midget Submarine US Naval Base Yokosuka Japan 1950s Photo #2…

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Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz, GCB, USN (February 24, 1885 – February 20, 1966) was a five-star admiral of the United States Navy. Born in Fredericksburg, TX.

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