• What sounds like fiction but is
actually a real historical event?
During WW1 The German navy built a ship and
painted it to make it look like a British ship
called the RMS Carmania in order to infiltrate
and destroy British convoys. On the ships first
outing, the first enemy it encountered was the
real RMS Carmania, which promptly sunk it.
the British seei
own ship.coming a
    • EmailPinterestRedditTumblr Report
    • Copy link
    • Pinterest
  • 979 comments

    • But imagine being the guy who saw it. "Who's the Vessel off the Starboard side!" "It appears to be us sir!"... "by God they must be miserable. Sink em'."
      3.4K Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • 2.8K Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Koja_ 28 jun
      2.7K Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The Germans:
      I_NO_FUN 29 jun
      1.3K Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Isn't that a TF2 achievement?
      Atasaki 28 jun
      965 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • everyone in that situation
      940 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • A Korean guy from Pyongyang was drafted into the Imperial Japanese army. Following capture in a border skirmish with the Soviet Union he was drafted into the Red Army. At the Eastern Front the German army captured him from the Soviets and drafted them himself, sending him to Normandy 1/2
      839 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Every time I look at that loading symbol thing it tricks my brain and I swear it’s moving
      acco 28 jun
      738 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • In WW1 America made a harmless mustard gas look alike, fired it at the Germans, thinking it was real mustard gas injected the antidote........ turns out the gas is completely harmless.... unless you inject the antidote then it basically turns in an acidic reaction.. in your body
      698 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • A SPY
      634 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Australia is currently a US corporation
      538 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Hol_up 29 jun
      439 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • During ww2, everyone came together to peacefully celebrate christmas
      435 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The us fooled germany into thinking they'd attack a different beach on D day by making a literal inflatable base with inflatable tanks and "practice" drills with soldiers that didn't even know why they were at that base.
      392 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Whats funny is the real RMS Carmania was painted to mimic the german ship that was mimicking it
      380 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • In the lead up to the allied invasion of France, the US Army made life-size inflatable Sherman tanks to fool German Arial reconnaissance as to how many tanks America had for the invasion
      219 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • In World War II, Canadian troops took Vimy Ridge using a manoeuvre called the creeping barrage. In which the troops March towards Vimy Ridge and their own artillery was fired directly in front of the troops covering their position
      210 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • That ship is a spy!
      183 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Hey did you know americans used shotguns and it made the kaiser MAD?!?!?!?
      178 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Captain “Mad Jack” Churchill. He played the bagpipes preceding D-Day (he also stormed the beaches with a sword). He also played them when surrounded by enemies, got taken to a POW camp, broke out, got taken to another, higher security POW camp, and proceeded to break out of that one too. (1/2)
      166 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • 119 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The full story is better as the British ship was painted to look like what the German ship was before, they saw themselves mirrored, and they didn't fight right away, they sailed into the open Ocean so no bystanders would be hurt, both captains were honorable to eachother
      91 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Near the end of WW2 some SS officers abandoned their post which was guarding French political prisoners and a professional tennis player so they decided to arm themselves and defend the fort until allies came and one day they sent someone out to find help and he ran into a German patrol who 1/2
      77 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Jesus christ dying on the cross dying for our sins is a historical event people think is fiction
      JEquartz 28 jun
      109 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • there was the plushy war(don't know the exact name in english) where persians used cats as weapons and shields against egyptians, thus instantly winning the war
      73 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Another Korean man was drafted into the Japanese Air Force. He was put in the kamikaze program but the war ended before his flight. He went home to Pyongyang, where the Soviets had just set up a communist government. He proceeded to sneak out of North Korea, and joined the South Korean Air Force.1/2
      26 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Or maybe the Germans sunk the real ship and replaced them
      17 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Germany presents. The SPY. (Insert cool TF2 music)
      15 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Black people owning slaves in America
      15 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Is it really that hard for people to crop these days. The past 4 memes ive looked at were garbage.
      11 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • I like the story of one British ship and one English ship chilling in a lake in Africa, the British ship heard the news that they had entered WW2 and decided that they were going to capture the German ship (which they had been in friendly terms with) and fired at it (1)
      9 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The only real A7V still in existence is in an Australian museum because a group of 18 Aussies decided that they wanted a trophy. Also there was a modified B-17E that took on 17-30 Japanese fighters solo and won in a turn fight (Old 666)
      9 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Some roman guy brapped so hard the ensuing stampede kiIIed 10,000 jews
      ToxicRice 29 jun
      10 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Englanders once fought a war over a pale of milk
      10 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Police and national guard illegally detained, beat, and tortured several black men and two young white women, and murdered 3 other black men who are staying at a the Algiers hotel in 1967. Two of the police responsible came forward but all cops involved were aquitted by an all white jury in the
      13 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Back during the Spanish flu, A small town near Boston had this big tank of molasses. The architecture of it was quick and sloppy. A few months prior to the disaster, there were multiple reports of creaking sounds from it. The company brushed it away. One day, it burst. A giant tank of bitter syrup -
      8 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The entire life of ernest miller hemmingway
      8 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Big ship energy.
      7 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Nice cropping job reading it didn't make want to murder you at all
      11 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Maybe they actually sunk the brits and then just pretended to be them cuz they were sick of the fatherland
      6 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • USS Liberty, dancing Israelis, lavon affair
      6 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Also the USA and England had made aircraft out of plywood and inflatable tanks to confuse the German s
      5 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • And tha kaisew wuz angwy UwU
      4 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Who sunk who?
      4 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • PorkSword 28 jun
      8 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • spy
      4 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Unnecessary reaction image
      Lebnoon 28 jun
      4 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The US tried to impose segregation in occupied enemy territories as well as liberated ally territory.
      4 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • A spy!
      3 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • 2020 does
      CutieLuu 28 jun
      3 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Every single headline since Trump took office
      johnee 29 jun
      2 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Grimp 28 jun
      4 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • A person coming into a theater with a ticket for the last movie of the night, which started nearly an hour ago. Said person asks for you to pop a fresh batch of popcorn even though doing so means you'd have to turn back on the popper, wait for it to heat, make the popcorn then close the popper down
      2 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • 1 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Why that cat so mad?
      1 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • That one ship battle were the enemy sent a messenger to ask them if they could borrow some ammo
      1 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • 2 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • When you see your spy coming from the enemy spawn but the enemy's intelligence wasn't taken
      1 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The ship wasn’t sailed out as with the intent of copying, once war started it was converted and it was a long battle
      1 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Spah round here
      1 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • I guess that's karma
      TalkRock 28 jun
      1 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • In Boston 1919 there was a flood of molasses that k!lled 21 people and injured 150
      user91 28 jun
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Andrew Jackson once partied so hard, he and his guest consumed a 2 ton wheel of cheese in a matter of days
      1 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Would repost, but it’s on Reddit
      3 Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Come and join Vappy's Aquarium! This server is a furry discord server, though, everyone is allowed to join! If you want to join, the vanity code is fQUncF3. We are looking for new members!
      Vappy 28 jun
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Not sure if I’m buying this one. It’s a war crime to imitate the look of enemy uniforms and hardware in an attempt to deceive. Being that they were both civilized countries they probably followed the rules in the Geneva Conventions. But I could be wrong.
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • NICE
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • In ww1 the canadians would play a game where they'd throw cans of food into the German trenches and when the Germans would cheer for more the canadians would throw hand grenades
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • History memes are the funniest shit ever and you can’t change my mind
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • My girlfriend had a bird that harassed her for like two weeks, pooped on her and would run into her window by her room. Two weeks after this she found the bird hanging in a tree, dead
      Slikick 2 jul
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • It's also against Geneva convention to impersonate another army to k*ll them
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The polish had a bear that carried ammunition for them named wojtek who also drank and smoked with them
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Leo major...
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • One word. 2020
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The Civil war was fought over slavery.
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • This is the TF2 spy in a nutshell
      MadBen 1 jul
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Drachinifel discussed this very battle in his merchant raiders video
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The r.m.s Olympic rammed a ship post ww1 causing the ship she rammed to sink,and this wasn't the first time this happened to the Olympic
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • 2016 presidential election headlines
      johnee 1 jul
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Intruder alert, red spy in base
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • There was a battle where German troops fought along side US and French troops against German tanks and soldiers.
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Both ships
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • #pizzagate
      lumley55 1 jul
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Guy on toliet:
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The year 2020
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Having a president that constantly says and post racist shit on Twitter only to have people say he's not racist
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Some WW2 sergeant evacuated a French family when the US finally landed just a week after D day. He married their daughter unknowingly after a return trip a decade later, and only found out it was her because of a photo of him on the beach walking her dad to a boat in the background
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • That one privateer who invaded england during the revolution and tried to kidnap a governor but he wasnt home so the privateer was like "oh well, guess we'll just burn the harbor"
      PennName 1 jul
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The molasses flood in Boston
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • I had a friend that worked at a museum and at night it would come to life. True story
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • It's nothing like the simulations
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Emperor nero ordered his soldiers to wage war on the ocean, sacking it and stealing its sea shells
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • German espionage was a joke, their top spy in ww2 spent the whole war working against them.
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Yo is is just me or is every fucking feature slightly shifted right and now cropped well?
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • The Soviet Union sold 17 submarines, a frigate, a destroyer, and a cruiser for three billion dollars worth of Pepsi
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • TF2 spy
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show
    • Teddy Roosevelt’s entire life...
      Josh_6465 30 jun
      Copy FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail {{ shortRepliesCount }}
      Show

iFunny plug-in will teach your phone to smile

get on the iFunny app to roast them

All content related issues will be solved right here.
After all necessary information is provided, of course:

Complete the form below to notify iFunny of a claim relating to your intellectual property rights and content or some technical inconvenience with the service.
(Positive and productive feedback is appreciated as well).

Your details

Your relationships to the rights holder

Type of claim

Select
Copyright Trademark Nazi-related Offensive Technical difficulties Other
Describe the issue in detail. Please be specific.
Feeling poetic today? Feel free to provide more information
By clicking on "Submit" below, you are certifying the following statements:
  • I state that I have a good faith belief that use of the work(s) in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • I state that the information in this notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed, or an authorized agent for the owner.
  • I give my permission to pass my contact information to the alleged infringing party.

Privacy notice

For a list of the categories of personal information that we collect from you and how we use that information, please review iFunny’s privacy policy