Gun Tube for Fort Funston, California. The barrels for the guns were manufactured for mounting on the 35,000 ton battle cruiser U.S.S. Saratoga whose construction was stopped by the Treaty of Washington. Picture taken 14 April 1937.
A ' VERY DRAMATIC ' photo from World War Two showing a landing craft gun (medium) (almost certainly LCG (M) 101) crew fighting to save their shell ridden and sinking craft during the landing by Royal Marine commandos on the island of Walcheren at Westkape. Note how everybody is engaged in the effort with no signs of panic when the boat is almost under.
A German "Nashorn" in Italy 1944. L/Cpl J.A. Thrasher, Westminster Regiment of the 5 Canadian Armored Brigade, with his PIAT gun and a self-propelled 88mm gun which he knocked out with it. 26 May 1944, Pontecorvo (vicinity), Italy.
Six Great Carriers In Ulithi Anchorage: Read from foreground to background: USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and USS Lexington, anchored at Ulithi before a strike on Japan. U. S. Navy Photo