Top 10 Greatest US Navy Victories



Top 10 Greatest US Navy Victories


 

On June 7, 1942, the Battle of Midway finished, changing the parity of force in Pacific. Thereafter, the Japanese were on edge and the partners (for the most part Americans) were in all out attack mode for whatever is left of the war. The US Navy has won numerous incredible triumphs, and here we rundown 10 that we think are among the best. Which triumphs would you add to the rundown? (Note: Army-Navy football recreations don't number!)

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10.  Navy 24- Army 0, 1890.

Alright, we lied. The main Army-Navy football diversion does number, at any rate it does to the US Navy! Winning the first amusement in a shutout has set the stage for general predominance by Navy groups, Navy winning 58 times and Army winning 49 times (7 diversions were ties). Of late, Navy has ruled with 12 sequential wins.

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9.  Battle of Hampton Roads, 1862.

Albeit numerous history specialists call this fight a draw, the destination of the US Navy, holding the CSS Virginia, was accomplished. In the memorable first clash of ironclad reinforced boats, the USS Monitor disregarded handfuls and many hits from Virginia's overwhelming weapons with little harm, and kept on battling after the skipper was blinde...

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8.  Battle of the Atlantic, 1941-1945.

The longest fight considered here, this continuous fight between German U-Boats and unified against submarine boats and planes was vital in choosing the war in Europe. From the get go, the U-Boats had the upper hand and were sinking payload transports quicker than they could be constructed. Britain was on the edge of being thumped out of the war be...

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7.  Okinawa, 1945.

This fight was conceivable simply because of the mind-boggling predominance of the US Navy over Japanese maritime and flying corps. With 183,000 US troops arrived in the introductory attack (contrasted with 160,000 on D-Day at Normandy) under overwhelming assault from everything the frantic Japanese could toss at them, the Navy figured out how to f...

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6.  Battle of Mobile Bay, 1864.

The best Union maritime triumph of the Civil War, Admiral Farragut expressed the everlasting "Damn the torpedoes" line, setting a highest level for boldness in maritime fighting. The Union lost an ironclad to a torpedo (mine) and caught the Confederate ironclad (CSS Tennessee) guarding the harbor. The maritime triumph permitted Union powe...

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5.  Battle of Lake Erie, 1813.

At the start of the War of 1812 the British Navy took quick control over the waters of Lake Erie. Headed by Oliver Hazard Perry the US Navy soundly crushed the British Navy close Put-in-Bay (South Bass Island) at the western end of the lake. This gave control of Lake Erie to the US for whatever remains of the war and empowered the retaking of Detro...

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4.  Philippine Sea, 1944.

Considered by some to be the biggest maritime fight ever, this fight set 15 US Navy plane carrying warships against 9 Japanese transporters. Different boats included incorporate 7 US ships, 21 US cruisers, 5 Japanese war vessels and 19 Japanese cruisers. Scores of destroyers and several different sorts of vessels were likewise included, with very n...

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3.  Battle of Flamborough Head, 1779.

Stating the eventual fate of maritime force projection, John Paul Jones cruised the distance to the British Isles to take the battle right to the British. With the well known "I have not yet started to battle" line, Jones made the battling soul for which the US Navy would demonstrate on numerous occasions. This thrashing of the world's mo...

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2.  Manila Bay, 1898.

In one of history's most definitive maritime fights the US Asiatic Squadron headed by Commodore George Dewey set 4 American cruisers and 2 gunboats against a Spanish constrain that incorporated 7 cruisers, 5 gunboats, and shore batteries. The American power endured harm to a cruiser while sinking every one of the 7 Spanish cruisers and a vehicle. U...

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1.  Midway, 1942.

This fight happened during a period when Japan was clearing all adversaries from her way. At Midway, Japanese hostile activity was at last and unequivocally halted with the US Navy sinking 4 Japanese plane carrying warships to the loss of just the USS Yorktown. With the Japanese bearers were lost the best of Japanese maritime pilots, men that could...

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