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|In early 1941, another interesting target was constructed southeast of Socorro. It was a scale model of the German battleship Bismarck, and was made of dirt with wooden logs for the gun turrets. This was built to train pilots from the Royal Air Force in identifying the famous battleship at night. However, the Bismarck was sunk in May 1941 before the "adobe" Bismarck saw much use. It is still ...||01/20/2007||3,082|
|A reconnaissance picture of the German battleship Bismarck during "Operation Rheinuebung" in the Grimstadfjord. The picture was made by Lieutenant Michael Suckling (RAF) in his Spitfire on May 21st 1941 at 13:15 from an altitude of 26,200 ft.||08/10/2005||2,331|
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The German battleship Bismarck is one of the most famous warships of the Second World War. The lead ship of her class and named after the 19th century German chancellor Otto von Bismarck, Bismarck displaced more than 50,000 tons fully loaded and was the largest warship then commissioned. Her chief claim to fame came from the Battle...
|DKM Bismarck -4850m undersea overlay (to be added to W.W.II sunk ships file)||02/12/2006||2,201|
|Bismarck sign made out of trees just outside of the city||04/11/2007||814|
|Schiffswerft und Maschinenfrabrik Blohm & Voss (Shipyard and Machinery Factory Blohm & Voss) was founded 5. April 1877. The shipyard was later called Blohm & Voss AG and today it is called Blohm + Voss GmbH.|
|USS Massachusetts, WWII US Navy battleship, Battleship Cove, Rhode Island||07/19/2005||1,405|
|USS Missouri (BB-63) ("Mighty Mo" or "Big Mo") is a United States Navy Iowa-class battleship and was the third ship of the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the US state of Missouri. Missouri was the last battleship commissioned by the United States and was the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II.|
|Battleship Mikasa Memorial, Yokosuka City||01/31/2006||527|
|Historical Battleship Aurora Sankt Petersburg Russia|
Panzerkreuzer Aurora Sankt Petersburg Russland
|USS New Jersey (BB-62) ("Big J" or "Black Dragon") is an Iowa-class battleship, and was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the U.S. state of New Jersey. New Jersey earned more battle stars for combat actions than the other three completed Iowa-class battleships, and is the only U.S. battleship to provide gunfire support during the Vietnam War.||09/04/2014||201|
|In a fight during the Battle of Norway, this Fortress near the capital of Norway destroyed the German battleship Bluecher.|
Famous for sinking of German battleship "Blücher" in the early hours of WWII in Norway. It took the Germans over 12 hours to overtake the small castle, set in the narrow inlet to Oslo, the capital of Norway. Meanwhile, the Royal family and the Goverment of Norway g...