From manta rays to humpback whales, sailfish, and sharks no one can resist images of the oceans largest residents.
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Extraordinary images, never before published in book form, of the forgotten American WWII Airplanes at the bottom of the Kwajalein Atoll lagoon, from award-winning underwater photographer Brandi Mueller.
At the end of WWII, around 150 American airplanes, all veterans of the Pacific war, were dumped in the lagoon of Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. A master diver and superb underwater photographer, Brandi Mueller has dived to depths of 120 feet to capture rare images of these forgotten war birds, many looking as if they could still take off and return to the war-torn skies at any moment.
Encrusted in coral, these haunting aircraft are now home to a colorful array of tropical Pacific marine life, including fish, turtles, and even the occasional shark.
Discover the stories of these historic aircraft, their heroic role in the Pacific Theater of WWII, and how and why they ended up here.
In The Airplane Graveyard, Brandi takes you below the ocean’s surface to discover the forgotten remains of Douglas SBD Dauntless, Vought F4U Corsair, Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, Curtiss C-46 Commando, Grumman F4F Wildcats, Grumman TBF Avengers, and an astounding eleven PBJ-1 Mitchell Medium Bombers. The haunting images are accompanied by a text that includes a historical account of the aircraft by military historian Alan Axelrod.
Showcasing big scenes underwater.
The amazing little critters of the underwater world.
Divers explore ship and plane wrecks from WWII. Submerged for over 70 years the ocean has taken over encrusting them in coral and sponges and they have become home for marine life.
Amazing animals from around the world.
Occasionally I spend some time on land too.
Coffee first, then, the world.
A scarlet shrimp cleans a turtle in Yap, Micronesia.
In the middle of the Pacific, there is little light pollution on the island of Roi-Namur, Marshall Islands.
A jellyfish at the surface - Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
A mostly submerged island, part of the ring of islands that make up Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands.
A nurse shark at night at Alimathaa, Maldives.
A parrotfish up close seems more like a painting than an animal.
A baby Olive Ridley sea turtle makes his first swim in the ocean leaving from Northwest Bali, Indonesia.