Corazzata Roma

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Cadillac of Italy’s WWII Navy: Battleship Roma

Battleship Roma (‘Corazzata Roma’) was the fourth Vittorio Veneto-class battleship of Italy’s Regia Marina (Royal Navy). As Roma was laid down almost four years after the first two ships of the class (Impero and Vittorio Veneto), some improvements were made to the design, which included an additional freeboard being added to the bow. Roma was commissioned on 14 June …

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Seldom images of Battleship Roma's engine and boiler rooms.

Seldom interior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma

Battleship Roma (‘Corazzata Roma’) was the fourth Vittorio Veneto-class battleship of Italy’s Regia Marina (Royal Navy). She was laid down almost four years after the first two ships of the class (Impero and Vittorio Veneto) and was commissioned on 14 June 1942. On 9 September 1943 she was sunk by the German Luftwaffe with a Fritz X radio-controlled bomb. Roma …

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Seldom images of Battleship Roma's interior.

Seldom interior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma

Seldom interior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma (Page 2) Battleship Roma (‘Corazzata Roma’) was the fourth Vittorio Veneto-class battleship of Italy’s Regia Marina (Royal Navy). She was laid down almost four years after the first two ships of the class (Impero and Vittorio Veneto) and was commissioned on 14 June 1942. On 9 September 1943 she was sunk by the …

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Seldom images of Battleship Roma's exterior; turrets and deck guns.

Seldom exterior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma

Seldom exterior images of Italy’s WWII Battleship Roma Battleship Roma (‘Corazzata Roma’) was the fourth Vittorio Veneto-class battleship of Italy’s Regia Marina (Royal Navy). She was laid down almost four years after the first two ships of the class (Impero and Vittorio Veneto) and was commissioned on 14 June 1942. On 9 September 1943 she was sunk by the German Luftwaffe with …

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