Bill Cockrell
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Train

I pinned this as a reminder of my dislike for the square train body and my dislike of the square tunnel opening. I guess the square just does not work well with the moving, rolling, and speeding associations I have with trains.

USS Arizona; Turrets #3 and 4 .This is one of a collection of photographs of salvage operations at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard taken by the shipyard during the period following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor which initiated US participation in World War II. The photographs are found in a number of files in several shipyard records series.

USS Arizona: The U. Army removed gun turrets three and four for use as coastal defense batteries (although by the time this project was finished in the war had moved into the western Pacific and Hawai'i was no longer at threat from invasion).

British Sherman tanks near Lebisey Wood for the assault on Caen France 8 July 1944. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

British Sherman tanks near Lebisey Wood for the assault on Caen France 8 July 1944. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

USS Enterprise CV-6, Yorktown-class aircraft carrier. The only survivor of the class through World War II of nearly every Pacific engagement. Should have saved her as a museum...

Enterprise tied up at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, May Yorktown was across the harbor in drydock having damage from the Coral Sea battle repaired before Midway. Note the cage mast battleship (left background) left over from the Japanese attack on Dec.

Cruiser USS New Orleans arrives under her own power in Tulagi, Dec 1942. Her missing bow was the result of Japanese torpedoes that caused the explosion of a magazine Number One. Miraculously, the ship survived but with 180 of her crew killed in the explosion.

This day in history: Heavy Cruiser USS New Orleans after taking a Japanese torpedo that ignited her forward magazines in the Battle of Tassafaronga, part of the Guadalcanal Campaign, 30 November Over 180 crew were killed.

USS Oklahoma (BB 37), showing extent of torpedo damage, after being righted. Evidence suggests possible mini submarine strike using larger Type 97 torpedoes (800lb TNT equiv. warhead), compared to the Type 91 aerial variety (450lb).

USS Oklahoma (BB showing extent of torpedo damage, after being righted. Evidence suggests possible Jap mini submarine strike using larger Type 97 torpedoes TNT equiv. warhead), compared to the Type 91 aerial variety

US Navy - Escort carriers

US escort carriers steaming in formation off Ulithi, 15 March