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The fate of the Scharnhorst by Sakhal

The Scharnhorst is another example of the limitations that Germany had for its rearmament because of the Treaty of Versailles. The most important deficiencies of this battleship (which was actually a battlecruiser) lied in her armament, on which the p...

2016-09-20 - Votes: 0 - Views: 411 - Length: 14 Kb - Last update: Never
The modern escort warship by Sakhal

The Task Forces of the United States Navy have their antimissile, antiaircraft and antisubmarine defense entrusted to the Ticonderoga-class cruisers (CG-47 onwards) and the Arleigh Burke- class destroyers (DDG-51 onwards), polyvalent ships provided wit...

2016-05-26 - Votes: 0 - Views: 353 - Length: 18 Kb - Last update: Never
The fate of the Admiral Graf Spee by Sakhal

The Admiral Graf Spee and the Battle of River Plate The "pocket battleship" Admiral Graf Spee was built in 1934 after her sisters Admiral Scheer and Deutschland. She had been projected to elude the Versailles Treaty, which prohibited to Germany to bu...

2015-10-19 - Votes: 0 - Views: 404 - Length: 14 Kb - Last update: Never
Hornet and Chokai - Two faces of Guadalcanal by Sakhal

USS Hornet After the Japanese attack against Pearl Harbor, the American public opinion, despite having reacted with indignation, was still shocked. To this contributed the fact that Japan was very far and the average citizen did not see clearly how t...

2015-10-17 - Votes: 0 - Views: 404 - Length: 13 Kb - Last update: 2015-10-19
Amphibious landing craft of World War Two by Sakhal

LCM At the beginning of World War Two, the belligerent powers, despite having developed in many cases a technology and a military technique of high level, had not still taken into consideration, in a proper perspective, the problem of eventual landin...

2015-10-14 - Votes: 0 - Views: 370 - Length: 8 Kb - Last update: Never
Assault means of the Regia Marina by Sakhal

Of surface Tourism Speedboat (1st and 2nd series) Characteristics: lenght: 5.20 meters; total weight: 1100 kilograms; warhead: 330 kilograms; maximum speed: 33 knots; operational range: 150 kilometers; year: 1936. Observations: explosive hulls den...

2015-08-30 - Votes: 0 - Views: 98 - Length: 11 Kb - Last update: Never
Innovations of German World War Two submarine war by Sakhal

At the outbreak of the Second World War, the U-boat could not be considered as a secret weapon; but certainly they could be considered as secret all of those devices created with the purpose of strengthening their characteristics. Without interferences of...

2015-06-13 - Votes: 0 - Views: 222 - Length: 14 Kb - Last update: 2015-06-13
Cheap means of sinking a ship by Sakhal

Magnetic mines During 1940 Germany surrounded Britain with dangerous minefields to destroy the convoys that coming from the United States supplied the country and its war effort, and to sabotage any attempt from British armies to reach the continenta...

2015-06-12 - Votes: 0 - Views: 82 - Length: 15 Kb - Last update: 2015-06-12
The sinking of the Yamato and the Musashi by Sakhal

Sinking of the Musashi In the morning of the 24th October 1944, Admiral Kurita was in the command bridge of the superbattleship Yamato, sister of the Musashi and then flagship of the Imperial Japanese Fleet, commanding the Japanese naval force that n...

2015-02-03 - Votes: 0 - Views: 85 - Length: 17 Kb - Last update: Never
The hunt for the Bismarck by Sakhal

Anchored in the docks at Gdynia (Poland), the Bismarck departed for her first and last war action the 19th May 1941, followed by the Prinz Eugen. The Scharnhorst and her sister Gneisenau were unable to accompany the Bismarck due to their severe breakd...

2015-02-02 - Votes: 0 - Views: 74 - Length: 21 Kb - Last update: Never
Experimental ships 1861-65 by Sakhal

During the American Civil War (1861-65) entered experimental action some of the first ironclads and submersible boats, whose impact on the war was certainly not decisive, but these undoubtedly opened a new stage in the history of naval warfare. This a...

2014-09-24 - Votes: 0 - Views: 88 - Length: 9 Kb - Last update: Never