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Crew eating in mess, USS Kearny (DD-432)

Crew eating in mess, USS Kearny (DD-432)

Crew eating in mess, USS Kearny (DD-432) Here we see some of the crew of the Gleaves class destroyer USS Kearny (DD-432) eating in a crew mess while at Reykjavik on 19 October 1941, two days after she was torpedoed.

Mortars in World War II, John Norris

Mortars in World War II, John Norris

Mortars in World War II, John NorrisMortars in World War II, John NorrisThe mortar was one of the most important infantry support weapons of the Second World War, calculated as being responsible for more casualties than any other weapon. This wide ranging book looks at the mortar as a weapon, its place within the various armies and its use in combat, covering the entire war from Poland in 1939 to the final battles of 1945, and covering just about every combatant and their mortars.

Otsego II SwStr - History

Otsego II SwStr - History

Otsego II(SwStr: t. 974; 1. 205& 39;0& 34;, b. 35& 39;0& 34;, dph. 11& 39;6& 34;, dr. 9& 39;0& 34;, s. 14 k.; cpl. 145; a. 2 100 pdr. P.r., 2 20-pdr. P.r., 4 9& 34; D.sb., 2 24-pdrs.)The second Otsego, a wooden, double-ended, side-wheel gunboat, was launched 31 March 1863 by Jaeob A. & D. D. Westervelt, New York, N.

Siege of Potidaia, 432-430/29 BC

Siege of Potidaia, 432-430/29 BC

Siege of Potidaia, 432-430/29 BC The siege of Potidaia (432-430/29 BC) saw the Athenians besiege a city that was part of their empire, and was one of a series of relatively minor military clashes that helped to trigger the Great Peloponnesian War.Potidaia was an example of a city with a foot in both camps in the clash between Athens and the Peloponnesian League.

Joanne Grant

Joanne Grant

Biography of Joanne Grant

Heinrich Hoffmann

Heinrich Hoffmann

A detailed biography of Heinrich Hoffmann that includes images, quotations and the main facts of his life.