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Articles about submarine

Technology
by Lithium77
6 years ago
History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
The History of Submarines

  The first modern submarines were constructed in the 20th century, shortly before 1914. During the Anglo-German naval race the Germans built a variety of U-boats, the first of which was the U-1. The Royal Navy also expanded their navy with submarines. In smaller wars shortly before 1914...

History
by Daniel J.
5 years ago
The Role of WWII Aircraft Carriers in the Pacific

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History
by MatthewA
3 years ago
Key Dates in the Battle of the Atlantic

The Battle of the Atlantic was perhaps the most essential front for the war in Western Europe during the years 1939 to 1944 at least. This was a battle at sea between the Royal Navy, American Navy and the German U-boats under the command of Admiral Donitz.[1] Donitz was...

History
by MatthewA
3 years ago
Naval Tactics of World War One

In the First World War the Royal Navy and Imperial German Navy were two of the largest European navies. After the naval race preceding the war, both countries had expanded their navies with new Dreadnought-class battleships. As such, they were the warships expected to win the war at sea....

History
by MrRooibos
6 years ago
How to Sink a U-Boat with a Toilet

The story of how the captain of U-1206 sunk his U-boat with a high-pressure toilet.

History
by MatthewA
3 years ago
A Brief History of the Yamato-class Battleships

The Yamato-class ships were the IJN's 72,800 ton giant battleships constructed during the interwar period. The Yamato-class battleships consisted of the Yamato and the Musashi. The IJN (Imperial Japanese Navy) laid the first blueprints for the battleships in 1934, and construction commenced at the Kure Naval Dockyard in 1937. ...

Entertainment
by George Ryan
5 years ago
5 Interesting Food-and-Death Incidents

This article collects five interesting food-and-death incidents. Whether it be odd, unnerving, or downright silly, this list features five instances where food and death ended up in the same plate. Trivia and other fascinating facts are also included to round out this article.

History
by MatthewA
3 years ago
The Battle of Leyte Gulf

The Battle of Leyte Gulf, in 1944, was the largest naval encounter in the war. The Imperial Japanese Navy had already had increasingly large losses in battles such as the Battle of Midway and the Philippine Sea, which wiped out their carrier fleets. However, as the Americans targeted Leyte...

Travel & Places
by Ernie
8 years ago
10 Cool Looking Pictures of San Diego, California

San Diego is one of those towns that has almost perfect weather. You can easily go to the Beach or catch a professional baseball game. You can go watch an NFL team play a game or you can ride a bike on the boardwalk. Military historians love San...

Sports
by Mathias
6 years ago
4 Awesome Toys for Extreme Sport Enthusiasts

We all know that toys are awesome - we've known that since we were toddlers. The only problem, however, is that as we grow, we demand more and more awesomeness from our toys, to the point where we just stop playing all together.

History
by southerngirl09
7 years ago
Pearl Harbor Tour - Let's Never Forget December 7, 1941

If you’re visiting Hawaii, then a Pearl Harbor tour should be on your ‘must see list.’ Pearl Harbor is still a fully functional, working, US Navy base. In fact, it’s the home of the United States Pacific Command. Therefore, when taking a tour, certain security requirements need to be followed throughout your time on the base. Also, of interest, this Naval base is also on the National Register of Historic Places as well as having received the designation of being a National Historic Landmark.

History
by MatthewA
3 years ago
The USA's Victories and Defeats in the Pacific War

America and its allies won the Pacific War from 1941 - 1945. As such, the USA's victories outnumbered its defeats; and only in 1942 did the Americans have any notable defeats. At both land and sea the American navy and army outnumbered and outmatched the Japanese. These are a...

History
by MatthewA
4 years ago
The History of the Germany Navy in the 20th Century

It was in the late 19th century that the Imperial German Navy began to expand. The Naval League inspired Germany to begin constructing more warships for their navy. In the early 20th century, Germany's naval expansion continued unabated. As such, an Anglo-German naval race emerged in which both...

History
by MatthewA
3 years ago
A Timeline of the USS Yorktown From Construction to Sinking

The USS Yorktown was one of the U.S. Pacific Fleet aircraft carriers stationed at Pearl Harbor in the '40s. This was a large aircraft carrier that could support up to 90 aircraft, and had a displacement of almost 20,000 tons. It was the first of the Yorktown-class aircraft carriers...

History
by Saving History
6 years ago
Book Review of the Zimmerman Telegram

This is a review of Barbara Tuchman's book "The Zimmerman Telegram". This book is often required reading for college undergraduates studying the WWI period.

Technology
by World Top Five
5 years ago
World's Five Most Feared Missiles

The LGM-30G Minuteman III is a silo-based, solid propellant, ICBM missile system. The third version of the Minuteman series, it is the result of over 40 years of incessant innovation and development.

Lifestyle
by Kaden01
8 years ago
Top ten action films

Predator (1987) The 1987 film Predator is one of the United States most iconic action films to date. This film blends elements of Science Fiction with action. The Film begins with a team of American Commandos being sent to Latin America...

History
by MatthewA
5 years ago
The Battle of Saipan

After losing vast territories to the Japanese Empire in 1942, the Allies were advancing in the Pacific by 1944. The U.S. Marines had taken both the Gilbert and Marshall Islands by 1944. After the fall of those territories, the Mariana Islands became the next stepping stone for the...

History
by BobD
7 years ago
February 21st - This Day In History

Read about events in history that have taken place on February 21st. From the first practical steam locomotive, to Michael Jordan being the first basketball player over 40 to score 40 or more points.

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