Discuss: This Aircraft Carrier Was Built for Waging War During World War II. It Made History a Different Way.

This Aircraft Carrier Was Built for Waging War During World War II. It Made History a Different Way.

Peter Suciu History, Today the supercarrier isn't really such a novel concept, but in the early Cold War, this wasn't so readily apparent. This carrier changed that.  Here's What You Need to Remember: The USS Midway arrived too late for World War II, and was commissioned on September 10, 1945 – but she would play a major role during the changing geopolitical climate of the Cold War. Conceived as a beefier "battle carrier," the Midway­-class aircraft carrier featured an armored flight deck was...

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