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HMS Janus at Alexandria, 1940

HMS Janus at Alexandria, 1940

HMS Janus at Alexandria, 1940

Here we see the J class destroyer HMS Janus at Alexandria in 1940 with the second Tribal class destroyer HMS Mohawk behind her. The Janus survived until 1944, when she was sunk by a Fritz X bomb, the first guided weapon to sink a warship.

This picture comes from the collection of the Australian War Memorial, and is in the public domain.,


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