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Discussion in 'Ships & Shipborne Weaponry' started by the_diego, Aug 18, 2022.

  1. the_diego

    the_diego Active Member

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    Reddit and even the World of Warships forum is posting this picture.

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    Supposedly part of the Yamato's armor (26 inches thick), pierced by a US Navy 16-inch gun. Said to be on display at the US Navy Museum (where I don't know.)
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Very impactful.
     
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    Ballistic Tests and Metallurgical Examination of Japanese Heavy Armor Plate
    Accession Number:

    ADA955281
    Title:

    Ballistic Tests and Metallurgical Examination of Japanese Heavy Armor Plate
    Descriptive Note:

    [paste:font size="6"]Corporate Author:

    NAVAL PROVING GROUND DAHLGREN VA[/paste:font]
    Personal Author(s):

    Report Date:

    1947-11-01
    Pagination or Media Count:

    102.0
    Abstract:


    Descriptors:

    Subject Categories:

    • Armor
    Distribution Statement:

    APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE





    https://apps.dtic.mil/sti/pdfs/ADA955281.pdf
     
  6. Takao

    Takao Ace

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    This is what happens when Marines use a center punch.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Don't read that to any Marines, please.
     
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    USMCPrice Idiot at Large

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    Ya'll are just freakin' jealous.
     
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    Takao Ace

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    Are you implying Marines can't read?

    Ooooooohhhhhhhh...
     
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    Well...Yeah!
     

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