Narrated By: Peter Berkrot
Duration: 9 hours and 19 minutes
What to expect
What defended the US after the attack on Pearl Harbor, defeated the Soviet Union in the Cold War, and is an essential tool in the fight against terror? Aircraft carriers.
For seventy years, these ships remained a little-understood cornerstone of American power. In his latest book, On Wave and Wing, Barrett Tillman sheds light on the history of these floating leviathans and offers a nuanced analysis of the largest man-made vessel in the history of the world.
Naval forces and warfare, Military history, Air forces and warfare, Military history, Military vehicles, Military history
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“Prepare to take in all lines and get underway with the best maritime-aviation storyteller of them all.”
“A superlative account of the development of aircraft carriers of all nations and the people who man them.”
“A comprehensive, finely-crafted account of aircraft carrier and naval aviation evolution.”