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WW2DB's 17th Anniversary

29 Dec 2021

We mark yet another anniversary at WW2DB today, our 17th! As usual, we take this opportunity to record a snapshot of our site content:

  1. 1,113 biographies (+20)
  2. 334 events (+2)
  3. 39,766 timeline entries (+1,734)
  4. 1,166 ships (+47)
  5. 339 aircraft models (+2)
  6. 192 vehicle models (+2)
  7. 363 weapon models (+11)
  8. 121 historical documents (+3)
  9. 229 facilities (+4)
  10. 464 books reviewed (+0)
  11. 28,060 photos (+994)
  12. 365 maps (+25)
  13. 23,657 visitor comments (+1,036)

On the social media front:

  1. 150,047 Facebook likes (-5,580)
  2. 30,755 Twitter followers (+2,641)
  3. 457 Reddit subscribers (+127)
  4. 20 Patreon supporters (+4)

The WW2DB team wishes you a happy, productive, and a healthy new year. Thank you for all your support, whether it is simply visiting WW2DB regularly or supporting us financially on Patreon, and thank you for sharing our passion in history. Remember, wear masks, avoid gatherings, and vaccinate against COVID.

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1. Bertram N McElhiney Jr says:
2 Feb 2022 05:11:16 PM

was there another Iowa class battleship being built that was abandoned in the slips? is it still there?
2. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
4 Feb 2022 08:36:32 AM


The Illinois was laid down, but broken up on the slipways.

The work on Kentucky actually continued past the end of the war, and was eventually launched in 1950. She was never officially commissioned though. Eventually her parts were used to repair other ships before being broken up.

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