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Aircraft carrier: Ship of fear
The author believes one well-placed cruise missile or even a World War II torpedo could take out a modern aircraft carrier, but 90 years of success suggest these uniquely American weapons are here to stay.
Meet America’s daring frigate captains
In the War of 1812, Britain’s powerful Royal Navy met its match in a determined band of U.S. Navy warship commanders.
Miracle at Midway?
At 10 o’clock on the morning of June 4, 1942, the Japanese were winning the Pacific War; an hour later, three Japanese aircraft carriers were on fire and sinking.
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