The Battleship Age

WARSHIP WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2021@19:58- WELL, HERE ARE SOME BATTLESHIPS AND AN AIRCRAFT CARRIER; FOR WARSHIP WEDNESDAY!!! CREDIT: The Omniversal Blog. Brian MURZA, Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

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As most of you out there know, heavier-than-air flight has only been around for a little more than 100 years – and before that, flying about was limited to balloons.

I don’t know if any of you are avid balloonists, but balloons are neither fast enough or precise enough in their movement to make a good platform for waging war – mostly employed as lookout platforms so you could see your enemy coming before he was close enough to shoot you with his musket.

Heavier-than-air flight changed the rules of war – you could project your military strength fairly quickly and precisely anywhere you wanted to as long as the plane/helicopter had fuel in the tank.

Embarrassingly, it took military strategists and planners a little while to catch on to this notion on any appreciable scale – roughly 20 years after the Wright brothers first sailed aloft into the wild blue yonder…

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Brian MURZA/Killick Vison is battleoftheatlantic19391945; W.W.II NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, PRESENT DAY NAVAL-MILITARY ANALYST, from Canada.

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