Category: navy

🇺🇸 A US sailor killed in action during the s…

🇺🇸 A US sailor killed in action during the sneak attack at Pearl Harbor washes ashore on the beach. December 7, 1941. #history #ww2 #pearlharbor #war #usa #navy
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🇺🇸 The white smoke in this image is from the…

🇺🇸 The white smoke in this image is from the USS West Virginia as her fires are fought. The black smoke is the USS Arizona. The ship in the foreground is the USS Maryland. #usa #navy #ww2 #history #pearlharbor #1940s
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#FunFactFriday – Navy tradition holds that pilots who make a navigational error and land on the wrong carrier get mocked by the crew who “decorate” the plane with graffiti. Adding @USAirForce markings is the ultimate insult to an already embarrassed naval aviator #navy #Usn #plane #aviation #jet #airforce
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From my local PD. #usa #america #usn #navy #ww…

From my local PD. #usa #america #usn #navy #wwii #ww2 #veteransday
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🇯🇵 Imperial Japanese Navy fleet carrier Zuik…

🇯🇵 Imperial Japanese Navy fleet carrier Zuikaku crew’s final Banzai before sinking at the Battle of Cape Engaño, 25 Oct 1944. The Japanese fleet carrier Zuikaku was the last of the six carriers that attacked Pearl Harbor to be sunk. She was also the first Japanese fleet carrier to be sunk by carrier born aircraft launched torpedos, all others had been sunk by dive bombers or submarines. Over 800 of her crew were lost and another 800 were rescued by other IJN ships.
[Source: United States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command / NH 73070] #history #wwii #ww2 #japan #navy #navalhistory #war
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The torpedoed Imperial Japanese Navy destroyer…

The torpedoed Imperial Japanese Navy destroyer Yamakaze seen through the periscope of the US Navy submarine USS Nautilus (SS-168) on June 26, 1942. The Nautilus ended World War Two with the Presidential Unit Citation and the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 14 Battle Stars. The subs commander, Lt. Commander William Brockman Jr. was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions during the Battle of Midway. [Source: Wikipedia] #history #ww2 #usn #navy #usnavy #usa
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🇺🇸 USS Annapolis (SSN 760) launches one of t…

🇺🇸 USS Annapolis (SSN 760) launches one of two Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAM) during a flight test off the coast of Southern California this week, demonstrating strike capabilities from the sea and the U.S. Navy’s ability to conduct forceful military operations in the Pacific. [US Navy photograph] #usa #usnavy #navy

🇺🇸 The Door’s lead singer Jim Morrison and h…

🇺🇸 The Door’s lead singer Jim Morrison and his father, US Navy Rear Admiral George Stephen Morrison on the bridge of the USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31). #usa #history #thedoors #usn #navy #usnstagram

🇺🇸 U.S. Navy fast patrol craft PCF-38 (flyin…

🇺🇸 U.S. Navy fast patrol craft PCF-38 (flying the flag of California) of Coastal Division 11 patrols the Cai Ngay Canal in South Vietnam. [US National Archives] #california #vietnamwar #war #history #nam #navy #usnavy #usnstagram #usn #boat #boats #boating #military #canal #vintage

🇺🇸 My friend @pauijay ‘s grandfather (left in lead pic) during a…

🇺🇸 My friend @pauijay ‘s grandfather (left in lead pic) during a boxing match aboard the USS Tarazed (AF-13) during World War 2. The Tarazed was a civilian ship before and after the war, but was used as a stores ship by the US Navy during the war. #war #history #ww2 #wwii #worldwartwo #usnavy #navy #vintage #boxing #usn #usnstagram