Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by A-58, May 30, 2017.
A happy looking boy...
"SMS Blücher circa 1913–1914. The last armored cruiser built by the German Empire. [838 x 523]"
And then the horse whinnied........
"A Fairey Fulmar fighter taking off from HMS Victorious during flying exercising in March of 1942. [800x657]"
"[800x604] HMS Nelson, leading the aircraft carrier HMS Formidable in maneuvers against air attack, as seen from HMS Rodney."
"HMS Victorious in Hvalfjord, 1942. [800x606]"
"North American A-36 Apache."
"Join the Navy, they said. You get to fly the Super Hornet, they said. [6394x4263]"
"Japanese armored cruiser Azuma in 1924 (1450 x 1178)."
B-2-Spirit - [1920x1080]
"[1264x914] Lead ship of her class. "Carioca" (C1) at Rio de Janeiro after commissioning (late 1939). Colorized by me."
B2 in Darwin
"The body of the first Soviet atomic bomb. For clarity, a worker poses nearby. USSR 1949 [1592x2138]"
Never seen this before. "The Fat Bastard".
"Soviet Air Force Polikarpov I-153 in Kerimäki , Finland, June 1941."
"[2362x1145] The Italian coast defense gunboat Polluce test-firing her 400 mm Krupp gun, La Spezia, december 1889."
"KV-2, Wehrmacht variant, possibly of the Pz.Abt.zBV-66; yes, they felt the need to make it taller, and that's exposed extra ammo storage on the back of the tank."
"Town class cruiser HMS Birmingham entering the Grand Harbour at Malta, late 1950s [4231 x 2500]."
We’re the British ships significantly different from US ships? More or less of anything? Stricter? I’m sure the Americans had the better pay...
Fundamentally the same, I think. Until nuclear power came along the playing field was rather level. Electronics gave temporary advantages until the other caught up.