Naval history
Naval history is the area of military history concerning war at sea and the subject is also a sub-discipline of the broad field of maritime history.Traditionally, the focus has been on direct combat b...
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Sept 8, 1941-The Siege Of Leningrad Begins
On September 8, 1941, German forces closed in around the Soviet city of Leningrad, initiating a siege that would last nearly 900 days and claim the lives of 800,000 civilians.
7 U.S. Sailors Missing After Navy Missile Destroyer Collided With Philippines Cargo Ship!
At least 3 injured including ship's commanding officer and 7 missing after US Navy destroyer collides with merchant vessel off Japan
The Dutch Surrender New Netherland
Get the facts on the only Dutch colony in mainland North America, which included present-day New York City.
10 Things You May Not Know About Francis Drake
On April 4, 1581, a few months after he completed a daring circumnavigation of the globe, the British navigator Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I during a ceremony aboard his flagship Go...
9 Groundbreaking Early Submarines
The deep-sea submersibles and nuclear subs of today can trace their origins back to the 1500s. The world’s first “underwater boats” were little more than glorified diving bells powered by pedals and h...
These Graphics Show The Crucial Differences Between The World's 3 Types Of Aircraft Carrier
Aircraft carriers are the ultimate symbol of a country's military power and prestige. These floating islands of military power take years to build, and they do not come cheap: The first of the US's ne...
Lost Island Of Ancient Greece Discovered In Aegean Sea
Archaeologists think they may have found the city of Kane, site of a major battle between Athens and Sparta during the Peloponnesian war. The island, mentioned by the ancient Greek historian Xenophon,...
Did This Spanish Shipwreck Change the Course of History?
An international team of archaeologists has found a shipwreck that may be connected to one of the most important naval battles in Latin American history. The vessel, a Spanish warship built in the e...
Seeing Stars Again: Naval Academy Reinstates Celestial Navigation
The same techniques guided ancient Polynesians in the open Pacific and led Sir Ernest Shackleton to remote Antarctica, then oriented astronauts when the Apollo 12 was disabled by lightning, the techni...
The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
19 Things To Know Before You Go To Tunis
1. Old Tunis is really old. You can still visit the ruins of Carthage, now a suburb of Tunis, and the empire’s ancient port is also well preserved. Some of the most impressive works of art from this p...
The Kamikaze Pilot Who Took His Wife On His Last Flight
Even though World War Two had come to an end, the story of a Japanese couple who met their death in a deliberate kamikaze suicide flight against Soviet troops has come to light and has been turned int...
Yemen Brings US, Iran Closer To Naval Face-Off
Citing current instability and the need to ensure that vital shipping lanes in the area remain open, U.S. naval officials said Monday they are sending two more ships to the waters off the coast of Yem...
Tunis attack: Gunmen kill tourists in museum raid
Seven foreign tourists and a Tunisian have been killed in an attack on a museum in the Tunisian capital, officials say.
Microsoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleship
A resarch team led by Microftsoft co-founder Paul Allen says it found a the Japanese battleship Musashi, which sunk off the Philippines during WWII.
Naval warfare
Naval warfare is combat in and on seas, oceans, or any other major bodies of water such as large lakes and wide rivers.
Mankind has fought battles on the sea for more than 3,000 years. Even in the...
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List of naval battles
This list of naval battles is a chronological list delineating important naval fleet battles.
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Naval tactics
Naval tactics is the collective name for methods of engaging and defeating an enemy ship or fleet in battle at sea during naval warfare, the naval equivalent of military tactics on land.Naval tactics ...
Warship
A warship is a naval ship that is built and primarily intended for naval warfare. As well as being armed, warships are designed to withstand damage and are usually faster and more maneuverable than me...
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Battleship
A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of heavy caliber guns. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries the battleship was the most powerful type of warship, and a ...
History of submarines
In the 19th century torpedoes were launched from surface "torpedo boats", but these were susceptible to gunfire, as they had to close to a short range to launch. There was a requirement for a "submar...
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History of the aircraft carrier
Aircraft carriers are warships that evolved from balloon-carrying wooden vessels into nuclear-powered vessels carrying scores of fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft. Since their introduction they have all...
History of the aircraft carrier - Wikipedia
Hellenic Navy
The Hellenic Navy (HN) (Greek: Πολεμικό Ναυτικό, Polemikó Naftikó, abbreviated ΠΝ) is the naval force of Greece, part of the Greek Armed Forces. The modern Greek navy has its roots in the naval fo...
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Roman navy
The Roman navy (Latin: Classis, lit. "fleet") comprised the naval forces of the Ancient Roman state. The navy was instrumental in the Roman conquest of the Mediterranean basin, though it never enj...
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Byzantine navy
The Byzantine navy or the Eastern Roman navy was the naval force of the East Roman or Byzantine Empire. Like the empire it served, it was a direct continuation from its imperial Roman predecessor, bu...
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Maritime republics
The maritime republics (Italian: repubbliche marinare) were city-states which flourished in Italy and Dalmatia during the Middle Ages. The best known are the Republic of Venice, the Republic of ...
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Naval history of China
The naval history of China dates back thousands of years, with archives existing since the late Spring and Autumn Period (722 BC – 481 BC) about the ancient navy of China and the various ship types us...
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Naval history of Japan
The naval history of Japan can be said to begin in early interactions with states on the Asian continent in the early centuries of the 1st millennium, reaching a pre-modern peak of activity during the...
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Naval history of Korea
The naval history of Korea dates back thousands of years since the prehistoric times when simple fishing ships were used. Military naval history dates back to the Three Kingdoms period and Unified Sil...
Naval history of Korea - Wikipedia