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2 July 1944. German mine detonated by two Royal Navy minesweepers in Cherbourg’s Grande Rade, just before the entry of supply ships; note Fort l'Ouest in the background
Photograh by Bacon from the
United States National Archives
Identification Code SC 274188
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Bismarck fires her main battery during Battle of the Denmark Strait when she sank HMS Hood.


Seegefecht des Schlachtschiffes “Bismarck” unter Island. Schlachtschiff Bismarck feuert weiterhin Salve auf Salve.Wilhelmshaven; Herausgabe Datum: Juni 41PK: MPA-Nord Bildbericht Lagemann

USAF F-16 over Nevada by AN HONORABLE GERMAN on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 79th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., flies over Nevada April 28, 2011, during exercise Green Flag West 11-6. Green Flag-West is a joint U.S. Air Force-U.S. Army unscripted battle exercise designed to train participants for complex air defense scenarios while supporting high-intensity ground operations. (DoD photo by Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald, U.S. Air Force/Released)