Aerial bombing of battleship USS Alabama (BB-8) in the Chesapeake Bay under direction of General Billy Mitchell
Atlantic Ocean Date:1921, September 27 Duration:3 min 25 sec Sound:NO SOUND
'Aerial bombing of obsolete battleship'. Bombing of an old United States Navy battleship USS Alabama (BB-8) in the Chesapeake Bay of the Atlantic Ocean in 1921. General William L Mitchell on the bridge of United States Mine Planter Schofield. Secretary of Navy Denby's yacht underway at sea. Planes maneuver off to Tangier Island, Virginia. A plane drops a chemical bomb, it strikes the forward deck and explosion occurs. An aircraft drops smoke bombs in water and smoke rises. White phosphorus bombs dropped and a massive explosion occurs.
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