Close-up of a rocket launcher control cabin aboard HMS King George V while she was in drydock at Rosyth, Scotland, United Kingdom, circa 1940-1941Crewman on HMS King George V with 7-inch anti-aircraft rockets, 1941King George VI of the United Kingdom and Admiral John Tovey aboard HMS King George V, Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, Aug 1941HMS King George V with bow damaged sustained after collision with HMS Punjabi, Seidesfjord, Iceland, 3 May 1942
Close-up of a rocket launcher control cabin aboard HMS King George V while she was in drydock at Rosyth, Scotland, United Kingdom, circa 1940-1941Crewman on HMS King George V with 7-inch anti-aircraft rockets, 1941King George VI of the United Kingdom and Admiral John Tovey aboard HMS King George V, Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, Aug 1941HMS King George V with bow damaged sustained after collision with HMS Punjabi, Seidesfjord, Iceland, 3 May 1942
Winston Churchill with Stafford Cripps and Admiral John Tovey aboard HMS King George V, Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 11 Oct 1942Close-up of some of HMS King George VUSS South Dakota and USS Alabama underway in the Atlantic Ocean, 1943; photo taken from HMS King George VBritish battleship HMS King George V, 1945
Winston Churchill with Stafford Cripps and Admiral John Tovey aboard HMS King George V, Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 11 Oct 1942Close-up of some of HMS King George V's anti-aircraft weapons, Nov 1942USS South Dakota and USS Alabama underway in the Atlantic Ocean, 1943; photo taken from HMS King George VBritish battleship HMS King George V, 1945
Close-up of one of HMS King George VHMS King George V entering Apra Harbor, Guam, Mariana Islands, 1945HMS King George V, USS Missouri, a British destroyer, and an American Essex-class carrier at sea off Japan, 16 Aug 1945Battleships Missouri, Duke of York, King George V, and Colorado in Sagami Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945; note Mount Fuji in background
Close-up of one of HMS King George V's secondary gun turrets and various officers and crew, 1945HMS King George V entering Apra Harbor, Guam, Mariana Islands, 1945HMS King George V, USS Missouri, a British destroyer, and an American Essex-class carrier at sea off Japan, 16 Aug 1945Battleships Missouri, Duke of York, King George V, and Colorado in Sagami Bay, Japan, 28 Aug 1945; note Mount Fuji in background
View of the forward turrets of HMS King George V while she was at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 29 Oct 1945
View of the forward turrets of HMS King George V while she was at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 29 Oct 1945
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