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A German postcard depicting the U-boat SM U-20 sinking RMS Lusitania
A German postcard depicting the U-boat SM U-20 sinking RMS Lusitania
German U-boat U-14
German U-boat U-14
General warning issued by Imperial German Embassy, appearing coincidentally alongside an advert for the Lusitania, published a day before the ship sai
General warning issued by Imperial German Embassy, appearing coincidentally alongside an advert for the Lusitania, published a day before the ship sailed.
Claimed effectiveness: Artist's conception of a U-boat commander's periscope view of a merchant ship in dazzle camouflage (left) and the same ship unc
Claimed effectiveness: Artist's conception of a U-boat commander's periscope view of a merchant ship in dazzle camouflage (left) and the same ship uncamouflaged (right), Encyclopædia Britannica, 1922. The conspicuous markings obscure the ship's heading.
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C47s unloading at Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, part of the airlift of supplies which broke the Soviet Union's 1948 land blockade of West Berlin
C47s unloading at Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, part of the airlift of supplies which broke the Soviet Union's 1948 land blockade of West Berlin
In World War II, German U-boats attempted to stop ships carrying food, supplies and matériel from reaching the United Kingdom, an example of a distant
In World War II, German U-boats attempted to stop ships carrying food, supplies and matériel from reaching the United Kingdom, an example of a distant blockade.
President Kennedy and his advisors discuss the Cuban Missile Crisis. Part of the US response to Soviet missiles being placed in Cuba was a naval block
President Kennedy and his advisors discuss the Cuban Missile Crisis. Part of the US response to Soviet missiles being placed in Cuba was a naval blockade of the island.
A Northern cartoonist ridicules the Union's initial attempts to blockade ports of the Confederacy in the American Civil War
A Northern cartoonist ridicules the Union's initial attempts to blockade ports of the Confederacy in the American Civil War