”’Fat Man’ was dropped from the B-29 bomber Bockscar, detonating at 11:02 AM, at an altitude of about 1,650 feet (500 m) above Nagasaki. An estimated 39,000 people were killed outright by the bombing a further 25,000 were injured.”


Blohm & Voss BV 141

Built in Germany just prior to WW2, the BV-141 was designed as a tactical reconnaissance aircraft, with a crew gondola completely separate from the rest of the fuselage.  The BV-141 had a crew of three; one pilot, one observer/bombardier, and one tail gunner for self defense.  Less than 30 were built.

“A pile of bodies left to rot in the Bergen-Belsen camp, in Bergen, Germany, found after the camp was liberated by British forces on April 20, 1945. Some 60,000 civilians, most suffering from typhus, typhoid and dysentery, were dying by the hundreds daily, despite the frantic efforts by medical services rushed to the camp.”



Most people know that you have to go to Boot Camp. But do you know what comes afterward? For most Enlisted Sailors, it’s “A” and “C” School. These schools will train you for and give you the skills you’ll need to excel in your Navy career. Learn more by watching this video.