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Title: “Big-Gun” 16-inch firepower
Post by: Kiwithrottlejockey on June 20, 2014, 02:15:26 pm

Gotta love those HUGE 16-inch naval guns....

(http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo92/RasputinDude/LA%20Times%20News%20Pix%202014/latimes_1985jul01BattleshipIowa_zpse5067786.jpg) (http://framework.latimes.com/2012/05/13/the-battleship-iowa-1942-2012)

(http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo92/RasputinDude/LA%20Times%20News%20Pix%202014/latimes_1987dec16BattleshipIowa_zps09315a70.jpg) (http://framework.latimes.com/2012/05/13/the-battleship-iowa-1942-2012)

(click on either photograph to open an images archive page at the Los Angeles Times website)


Title: Re: “Big-Gun” 16-inch firepower
Post by: Kiwithrottlejockey on June 27, 2014, 06:22:45 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wT1xkRpCKk (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wT1xkRpCKk)


Title: Re: “Big-Gun” 16-inch firepower
Post by: Kiwithrottlejockey on June 27, 2014, 06:24:12 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_b4mVfTZ-XI (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_b4mVfTZ-XI)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KB4kdeDjz38 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KB4kdeDjz38)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ub1DhRs3TI (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ub1DhRs3TI)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FL2XzS-5yAw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FL2XzS-5yAw)



Title: Re: “Big-Gun” 16-inch firepower
Post by: Kiwithrottlejockey on June 28, 2014, 02:04:14 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Ewu46w2iE (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0Ewu46w2iE)


Title: Re: “Big-Gun” 16-inch firepower
Post by: Kiwithrottlejockey on June 28, 2014, 03:42:05 am

The “Battle of Jutland” — the largest big-guns naval battle of all time — 31st May 1916....


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_xtimui_HE (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_xtimui_HE)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0D3J6Yvi94 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0D3J6Yvi94)