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View from a British warship of the sinking SMS Mainz, at the Battle of Heligoland Bight 1914.

View from a British warship of the sinking SMS Mainz, at the Battle of Heligoland Bight

German Cruiser Mainz On Fire at the Battle of Heligoland. British sailors watch from the deck of a battleship. 1914

German Cruiser Mainz On Fire at the Battle of Heligoland. British sailors watch from the deck of a battleship.

Fall of Saigon, fleeing from Tet Offensive at US Embassy January 1968.(Actually Saigon fell at the end of April in'75...that's this picture NOT the TET offensive!)

The Fall of Saigon

Evacuation of CIA station personnel by Air America on 29 April Photo: Hubert van Es / UPI

World War I: Western Front

Taking of Vimy Ridge, parties of Germans leaving their dugouts as Canadians advance, History Buffs

USS Michigan was the United States Navy's first iron-hulled warship and served during the American Civil War. She was renamed USS Wolverine in 1905. In an encounter with Great Lakes "timber pirates" in the 1850s, a steamer rammed Michigan. The pirate vessel was badly damaged in the maneuver, and was captured.

USS Michigan was the United States Navy's first iron-hulled warship and served during the American Civil War. She was renamed USS Wolverine in

The first ship was French battleship HMS Bouvet pulled out of line to let those behind her take up the barrage and headed right into one of Nusret's mines. It exploded and she almost immediately capsized, sinking within two minutes and taking 640 of the crew with her. De Robeck suspected a torpedo or perhaps a lucky hit from a Turkish canon.

The first ship was French battleship HMS Bouvet pulled out of line to let those behind her take up the barrage and headed right into one of Nusret's mines. It exploded and she almost immediately capsized, sinking within two minutes and taking 640 of the crew with her. De Robeck suspected a torpedo or perhaps a lucky hit from a Turkish canon.

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Imperial Japanese Navy Carrier Akagi and Battleship Nagato at Yokosuka August Colorized

WW1 Battle Tank and Tank Crewman. Tanks were known as land ships back then. If you'll notice, a lot of Bungalow houses from back then had a similar look.

Battle Tank and Tank Crewman. Tanks were known as land ships back then. If you'll notice, a lot of Bungalow houses from back then had a similar look.

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