In order to prove that battleships had little utility in World War II, John Quiggin links to this list of battleship losses. As you'll note, this list includes a variety.
So, a few weeks ago I saw Battleship at a Monday matinee. Surprisingly, there were eight other people in the audience. Plot and.
Seventy years ago this evening, engineers on Bismarck were frantically trying to repair her damaged rudder, as she turned away from France and toward a Royal Navy task force. They.
Seventy years ago today, HMS Hood met her fate. 1415 of her crew died within a few minutes of the explosion. Ted Briggs, last of the three survivors, died in.
Iain Ballantyne's new book Killing the Bismarck makes a rather controversial claim: As HMS Rodney, HMS King George V, and several attendant cruisers and destroying were pouring shells and torpedoes.
I receive more than a few e-mails that run roughly as follows: Sundays are a little less special without your Sunday focused posts, but the twins (and time spent on.
Fascinating front page of the Atlanta Constitution from July 4, 1905. Lead story was not Independence Day, and in fact I can't find a single reference to the holiday on.
Check out this incredible picture at Vintage Seattle:Any guesses as to what year this was? Here's a hint; it's definitely not 1908, which is what the caption indicates.