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The USS Intrepid which is the center of New York City’s Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum had been around for ages since the World War II when it first came into the limelight. It was dubbed as “Fighting I” in the Pacific in World War II after surviving a number of bomb hits as well as kamikaze. The ship has a number of combat records attached to her name, she sank two Japanese battleships and several other vessels, destroyed over 600 enemy aircraft.

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The USS Intrepid is an Essex-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy. The Intrepid participated in the Pacific Theater of Operations of World War II, most notably the Battle of Leyte Gulf, which is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II and also, by some criteria, the largest naval battle in history

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USS Intrepid CV-11 kamikaze strike - USS Intrepid (CV-11) - Wikipedia

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[Photo] Carrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking battleship Haruna, Kure, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS Intrepid

Carrier aircraft of US 3rd Fleet planes attacking battleship Haruna, Kure, Japan 28 Jul 1945; photo taken by aircraft from USS Intrepid.

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USS Constitution, Boston, Massachusetts. A wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy; most famous for actions during the War of 1812 against Great Britain, when she captured numerous merchant ships and defeated five British warships. Also known as 'Old Ironsides'. Berthed at Pier 1 of the former Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston.

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