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Aircraft Carriers: A History of Carrier Aviation and Its Influence on World Events, Volume II: 1946-2006

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In the post-1945 era, the aircraft carrier has remained a valued weapon despite the development of nuclear weapons, cruise and ballistic missiles, and highly capable submarines. At times, as in the early days of the Korean and Vietnam Wars and in the Falklands conflict, carriers alone could deploy high-performance aircraft to the battlefield. In other operations, such as ...more
Hardcover, 560 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Potomac Books (first published January 24th 2007)
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