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#OTD in 1991, an F-14 from VF-1 shot down an Iraqi Mil Mi-8 during the Persian Gulf War. It was the last air-to-air kill scored by a U.S. Navy Tomcat and the only one over a helicopter. A victory mark representing the helicopter was stenciled onto the F-14. #usn #navy #flynavy #aviation #plane
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🇺🇸🥊 US Navy personnel (probably of USS LCT-535) posing with boxing gloves on a beach in Normandie, France, 1944. [Source: US Navy / ww2dbase.com] #history #ww2 #boxing #usn #navy #usnstagram
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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 #wwii #ww2 #veteransday
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🇺🇸 USS Canberra (CA-70) bombarding North Vietnam, March, 1967. Joseph J. DeAngelo, the accused ‘Golden State Killer,’ was serving aboard this ship when this photograph was taken. #history #usn #usnavy
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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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🇺🇸 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

🇺🇸 Lieutenant Commander Joseph T. O’Callahan, USNR(ChC) gives “Last Rites” to an injured crewman aboard USS Franklin (CV-13), after the ship was set afire by a Japanese air attack, 19 March 1945. The crewman is reportedly Robert C. Blanchard, who survived his injuries. [US Navy photograph] #ww2 #history #usn

🇺🇸 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 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