Lionel Crabb, a life lived adventurously
There are characters of the sea who have lived an adventurous life, leaving behind them an aura of mystery. Today we try to tell the story of Commander Lionel Crabb ...
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The first take-off and landing in the history of a gyroplane? On an Italian military ship!
We are now used to seeing planes take off and land on aircraft carriers, at a fast pace, together with ultra-modern helicopters that take off with geometry once ...
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The OTO AS 450 project
In July 1942, the OTO shipyard in Livorno proposed to the Italian Royal Navy the project of an innovative escort unit with a prevalent anti-submarine and anti-aircraft vocation ...
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A forgotten act of heroism by a young USN officer who became president
On that moonless night, with engines off to avoid being intercepted, the young commander of the PT-109 torpedo boat found himself in a kinematic situation absolutely ...
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Attack submarines… flying!
In the mid-30s, Russia began building a powerful fleet that included battleships, aircraft carriers and auxiliary ships as well as submarines. On the eve of the second war ...
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