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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 ó before the "adobe" Bismarck saw much use. It is still ...||01/20/2007||2,832|
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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...
|The building contract was placed on 16 November 1935 with the Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, as New Construction "F" later named Bismarck and the keel was laid on 1 July 1936.||03/16/2006||935|
|DKM Bismarck -4850m undersea overlay (to be added to W.W.II sunk ships file)||02/12/2006||2,058|
|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.|
|Bismarck sign made out of trees just outside of the city||04/11/2007||712|
|This overlay shows a part of Hamburg city center (between Michaeliskirche and Bismarck monument) in 1943.||08/04/2006||668|
|USS Massachusetts, WWII US Navy battleship, Battleship Cove, Rhode Island||07/18/2005||1,302|
|Vertical aerial photograph of Ford Island, taken 22 October 1941.|
The USS Saratoga (CV-3) is moored in the lower right center, on Ford Island's northwestern side. Three battleships and an oiler are moored along "Battleship Row", on the island's southeastern side. Another battleship is alongside 1010 dock, in the top center.
In the extreme top right corner is the Navy Y...
|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||490|
|Historical Battleship Aurora Sankt Petersburg Russia|
Panzerkreuzer Aurora Sankt Petersburg Russland