armour plating love


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Heavy plate steel, or other strong plate metal, installed to create armour on a structure or vehicle.


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  • While Kapitän zur See Hans Langsdorff rested in his bridge cabin the great pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee slipped through the water at 15 knots, seeming graceful as the bow wave curved up and outwards with geometric precision from her stem; yet the easy light of early dawn could not soften the harsh shape of the six 11-inch guns jutting aggressively from the curved armour plating of their turrets.

    Graf Spee


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