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Why the U.S. Navy Needs to Study Battleships to Save the Aircraft Carrier

James Holmes is Professor of Strategy at the Naval War College and coauthor of Red Star over the Pacific, just out in Mandarin from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He was the last gunnery officer to fire battleship guns in anger, in 1991. The views voiced here are his alone.

This first appeared in 2014.