April 19, 1989: USS Iowa Gun Turret Explosion
47 crew members die when a gun turret explodes on an old U.S. battleship.
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Never knew that A baseball great Ted Williams was in Korea as a Marine Panther Driver
Awesome footage........Have any of our Navy men on Apacheclips seen action like this?
From the great series 'Jetstream' by discovery canada.
F18 Fighter jet doing low Flyby's around Northern California and Oregon. About 3:35 he is danger close flying through a canyon. Great footage.