MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) - The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61), front, and the Italian navy IT Andrea Doria (D553) prepare for a replenishment-at-sea. Monterey, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is on a scheduled deployment supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amanda R. Gray/Released)
The Bismarck in Battle The Bismarck in Battle. This photo is the most well known of the battleship Bismarck and one the most famous of World War II as well. It was taken from the Prinz Eugen sometime between 0607 and 0609 hours on 24 May 1941. By then the Hood had already been sunk and the Bismarck hit on her bows. The after turrets "Cдsar" and "Dora" are firing against the Prince of Wales in one of the last salvoes of the battle.