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USS North Carolina...She was the first newly constructed American battleship to enter service during World War II, and she took part in every major naval offensive in the Pacific Theater of Operations to become the most highly decorated American battleship of World War II, accumulating 15 battle stars.[4] The USS North Carolina is now a museum ship and memorial kept at the seaport of Wilmington, NC

She was the first newly constructed American battleship to enter service during World War

USS Washington (BB-56), the only American battleship to sink an enemy battleship (IJN Kirishima) during World War II in a "one on one" combat - at night. This great warship is the second of North Carolina-class.

USS Washington the only American battleship to sink an enemy battleship (IJN Kirishima) during World War II in a "one on one" combat - at night. This great warship is the second of North Carolina-class.

Swallow’s Nest Castle ~ Ukraine

amazing photo of Palace Swallow’s Nest; The neo-Gothic Swallow's Nest castle perches 130 feet meters) above the Black Sea near Yalta in southern Ukraine. Built by a German noble in the flamboyant seaside residence now houses an Italian restaurant.

Swallow's Nest Castle, (Crimea) Ukraine @Steve Raymer, Photographer #Ukraine #Castle #Crimea #Swallow's Nest

Black Sea Castle, Yalta, Ukraine The neo-Gothic Swallow's Nest castle perches 130 feet meters) above the Black Sea near Yalta in southern Ukraine. Built by a German noble in the flamboyant seaside residence now houses an Italian restaurant.