"An underwater photo of a U.S. DD Sherman lying off Omaha beach. The DD Shermans were a modification of the classic Sherman tank to allow them to swim. They were fitted with twin propellers for propulsion while afloat and had a canvas floatation screen fitted to the hull. The intention was to launch the tanks which would swim ashore and be able to provide close support to the troops in the first wave. Unfortunately on D-Day the waves were too high and many DDs destined for Omaha were swamped and sank while still well off shore. On other beaches the commanders realised the danger and brought their DDs much closer inshore before launching allowing them to reach the shore." naval-technology.com
Me as a parent
The tallest statue in the world, Ushiku Daibutsu.
this always gives me chills
I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS MY ENTIRE LIFE.
something went horribly wrong and dylan sprouse came out looking like a hot teen boy and cole’s crusty ass is out here lookin like a damn founding father of the united states
is it just me or did cole sprouse lowkey acknowledge my tumblr post