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Battleship USS New Mexico's 5-inch guns prepared to bombard Saipan, 15 Jun 1944. (US National Archives)

[Photo] New Mexico's 5in guns prepared to bombard Saipan, 15 Jun 1944

Battleship USS New Mexico in action during the bombardment of Saipan, June (Official U.)USS New Mexico (BB 20 May 1918 / 19 Jul 1946 Sold for scrapping 13 Oct 1947 to Lipsett, Inc., New York.

Dwight D. Eisenhower. Supreme Commander of the Allied Invasion of Europe, primarily the Battles for Normandy, France and Germany World War II.

General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe during World War II. Note the five stars on his collars, his cigarette.

A Fragata Bosisio - F 48, ainda na Inglaterra. (foto: ?)

A Fragata Bosisio - F 48, ainda na Inglaterra. (foto: ?)

F4 Phantom with payload options. The mainstay of Western Fighter Interceptors for decades. As you can see, she also performed ground attack.

Phantom with payload options. The mainstay of Western Fighter Interceptors for decades also performed ground attack.

Hamburger Hill. 23 Nov 1967, Dak To, South Vietnam. Hill 875 Casualty. Swathed in battle dressings, but still gripping his weapon, a wounded soldier of the 173rd Airborne awaits evacuation from Hill 875. American troops captured the summit of Hill 875 (and wondered why) climaxing the longest and costliest battle of the Vietnam war. The battle claimed the lives of 280 Americans and nearly 1400 North Vietnamese. © Bettmann/CORBIS

23 Nov Dak To, South Vietnam. Airborne awaits evacuation from Hill American troops captured the summit of Hill battle claimed the lives of 280 Americans and nearly 1400 North Vietnamese.

14 Feb 39: The great German battleship BISMARCK is launched, the most powerful ship in the Kriegsmarine. Its career on the seas, however, will be cut short by the British. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0214&s=390214 #WWII

14 Feb The great German battleship BISMARCK is launched, the most powerful ship in the Kriegsmarine. Its career on the seas, however, will be cut short by the British.

Nazi project, the Ratte Р1000 tank - prototype, was never completely built.  Would have been 1,000 tons with 10 inches of hardened steel armour.

Designed as early as the was intended to be 35 meters long, 14 meters wide, and 11 meters tall. These are the exact specifications in cooperation between Porsche, Henschel & Son, and MAN SE company.

B52 Stratofortress -crossing the sound barrier- this is cool !!! And exceptionnal !

Boeing "Stratofortress"breaking the sound barrier. I can't believe my grandfather flew that giant Bomber.

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14 in dreadnought era battleship USS Nevada at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in December 1945 whilst being prepared for expenditure as a target during atomic weapons testing.

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