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    This are 16 inch gun barrels being built at the Baldwin Locomotive plant in Philadelphia pa. These guns are for the USS NEW JERSEY photo dated early 1942

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    The battleship USS New Jersey slides down the ways at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on Dec. 7, 1942. (AP Photo)

    USS New Jersey

    USS New Jersey under construction in the Navy Yard, Philadelphia July 1942

    USS New Jersey fires a six gun salvo of 16 inch shells into an enemy troop concentration near Kaesong, Korea.

    USS New Jersey

    USS New Jersey BB-62 under construction in the Philadelphia Navy Yard Z

    USS New Jersey BB-62 and USS Missouri BB-63 steaming in line

    Battleships USS New Jersey, USS Missouri, and guided missile cruiser USS Long Beach.

    Americas most decorated Battleship, the USS New Jersey (BB-62) transiting the Panama Canal. Now a museum docked on the Delaware at Camden, NJ

    Communal activity: Japanese POW is washing himself under the stare of dozens of crew members of USS New Jersey as soon as he and other Japanese POWs have been transferred aboard ship. The wash will be followed by delousing and the issue of navy fatigues.The whole scene is rather weird. December, 1944.

    Sherman tank has met its demise in the streets of Villers-Bocage, France, June 1944. This must have been an extraordinary shot by the Germans: the Sherman's gun barrel along with the base armored shield have been blown clear off the turret; the shield can be seen on the sidewalk next to the shattered gun barrel

    Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. E (Sd.Kfz. 181) Those white lines on the barrel of his gun are recorded Enemy Tank 'Kills'.

    The U.S. Navy's dirigible Los Angeles, upended after a turbulent wind from the Atlantic flipped the 700-foot airship on its nose at Lakehurst, New Jersey, in 1926. The ship slowly righted itself and there were no serious injuries to the crew of 25.

    Abandoned Military Base In Murmansk, Russia. Russians dabbling in the Philadelphia Experiment? I would say so. How else would they get that stone mountain to eat that steel ship?

    The crews of two Soviet Br-5 heavy mortars (280-mm) prepare to open fire somewhere on the Eastern Front. This was the heaviest Soviet field piece. The Br-5 was one of the most crucial weapons during the Battle of Berlin. Its 168-kg HE shell would create 10-meter wide craters upon impact, with a zone of devastation out to 100 m.The weapon had low rate of fire due to barrel overheating.

    [vc] I'm guessing from the length of the gun that this is a pic of the Self Propelled version of the 240mm M1. The more common M7 Priest had a shorter barrel.

    The future USS New Jersey (BB-62) immediately after launching from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard on December 7th, 1942. [6176x5169]

    USS Iowa 16 inch guns

    Ordnance men moving a 16" shell from its storage stall to ammunition hoist on board the Iowa Class Battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62). Nov 1944. 16"/50 calibre Mark 7 gun