How the U.S. Navy Took a Battlecruiser and Made It Into an Aircraft Carrier

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July 14, 2019 Topic: Technology Region: Americas Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: BattlecruiserAircraft CarrierCarrierAmericaU.S. Navy

How the U.S. Navy Took a Battlecruiser and Made It Into an Aircraft Carrier

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Robert (Bob) Purssell is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Bob worked in the defense and semiconductor industry first as an engineer and subsequently as an engineering manager. Currently retired, he writes novels and gives lectures on military affairs.

 

This article by Robert Purssell originally appeared at Real Clear Defense. This article first appeared in 2019.

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