A snowy battleship USS Texas (BB-35). The snowy scene of the No. 4 Turret shows the long base range finder mounted on the back of the turret and the 3AA battery on the wing platforms.
Steve McQueen, the USS Texas and a boatload of photos
Who knew there was a Steve McQueen connection to the USS Texas? The actor was on board the battleship to film scenes for the period film “The Sand Pebbles.” If you’ve seen the mov…
Cats in the Sea Services
Sailors and cats have a special relationship that dates back thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians likely were the first seafarers to realize the true value of having cats as shipmates. In addition to offering sailors much-needed companionship on long voyages, cats provided protection by...
June 6 1944, USS Texas Photos at Omaha Beach
These pictures were taken on board the USS Texas on June 6, 1944 near Omaha Beach. The wounded U.S. Soldiers are Rangers. Two of the pictures show German POW's being brought aboard. The last