USS Utah (BB-31), a Florida-class dreadnought battleship, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the U.S. state of Utah. She was later converted to a mobile target and redesignated AG-16.
Utah (AG-16) received one battle star for her World War II service. In addition, the ship was added to the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Hist...
Utah Beach was the codename for the right flank or westernmost of the Allied landing beaches during the D-Day invasion of Normandy, as part of Operation Overlord on 6 June 1944. Utah was added to the invasion plan toward the end of the planning stages, when more landing craft became available.
The U.S. Air Force B-25 crashed on the afternoon of March 9, 1955. The day was stormy with the local mountains reporting 18" of new snow. The plane carried three crewmembers and two passengers. The plane began its fight in Great Falls, Montana, made a fuel stop at Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, and departed for March Air Force Base in Riverside, California. Sometime after 7:30 p.m. the B-2...
The Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR) is located in northwestern Utah, approximately 70 miles west of Salt Lake City. The UTTR is owned and managed by Hill Air Force Base (Hill AFB), and serves a variety of Department of Defense (DoD) customers for training exercises, test functions, and support services...the south range of the UTTR (UTTR-South), also known as the Wendover Air Force Range, c...
This an underwater multibeam sounder view of the bank of the Cardonnet with many shipwrecks sank over Normandy coast June 6th 1944.
Cardonnet bank is just off Utah Beach
Datas acquired during Neptune 2K expedition.
Image treated by Duncan Mallace with Fledermaus
Copyright Steeve Schmidt, Naval Historical center
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