The huge Magic Eye on the bows of the BROADWAY as she leaves on another trip.

BRITISH DESTROYER’S ‘MAGIC EYE’. 14 NOVEMBER 1943, ROSYTH. HMS BROADWAY, FORMERLY THE USS HUNT, WHICH WAS BUILT AT NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA, IN 1920, AND IS ONE OF THE 50 DESTROYERS HANDED OVER TO THE BRITISH BY AMERICA IN EXCHANGE FOR BASES, HAS PAINTED ON HER BOWS THE ‘MAGIC EYE’, ORIGINATING FROM AN OLD CHINESE SUPERSTITION THAT IT WARDS OFF EVIL. (A 20355) The huge ‘Magic Eye’ on the bows of the BROADWAY as she leaves on another trip. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205152830

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