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  • S-511-50

    history.navy.mil 17 Jan '18, 12pm

    Photo #: S-511-50 Aircraft Carrier, Converted from 12 Cruiser (Class CB 1-6) Preliminary design plan prepared for the General Board as part of an exploration of carrier conversions of warship hulls then under construction. This plan, marked Advance Print and dated 3 January 1942, repr...

  • S-511-54

    history.navy.mil 12 Jan '18, 11am

    Photo #: S-511-54 Aircraft Carrier, Converted from BB 61-66 Class Preliminary design plan prepared for the General Board as part of an exploration of carrier conversions of warship hulls then under construction. This plan, dated June 1942, represents the conversion of Iowa class battl...

  • Operation Crossroads: Bikini Atoll

    history.navy.mil 23 Nov '17, 8am

    Operation Crossroads was an atmospheric nuclear weapon test series conducted in the summer of 1946 at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. The series consisted of two detonations, a low altitude test and a shallow water test. The devices, each with a yield of 21 kilotons, were named ...

  • "The Emperor’s Cruiser Aoba"(1945年 従軍画家Standish Backus作) https://t.co/xjqng22sDN

    The Emperor’s Cruiser Aoba

    history.navy.mil 25 Dec '17, 2pm

    Near the great Kure Naval Base lies a dozen capital ships--on the bottom. When the bottom is near the surface these ships resemble tangled briar patches as torn as they are by bombs and torpedoes. Enhancing this effect are the quantities of dead branches and latticework applied in fut...

  • USMC 89184

    history.navy.mil 27 Oct '17, 1pm

    The African American Experience in the U.S. Navy Women in the U.S. Navy Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Navy Hispanic Americans in the U.S. Navy Contributions of American Indians to the U.S. Navy Naval Service of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Personnel

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  • 80-G-272513

    history.navy.mil 14 Dec '17, 1pm

    The African American Experience in the U.S. Navy Women in the U.S. Navy Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Navy Hispanic Americans in the U.S. Navy Contributions of American Indians to the U.S. Navy Naval Service of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Personnel

  • USMC 76888

    history.navy.mil 27 Oct '17, 12pm

    The African American Experience in the U.S. Navy Women in the U.S. Navy Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Navy Hispanic Americans in the U.S. Navy Contributions of American Indians to the U.S. Navy Naval Service of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Personnel

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    1. USMC 89184 history.navy.mil 27 Oct '17, 1pm

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