The Battlecarrier Was Part Battleship, Part Aircraft Carrier

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The resulting ship, a “battlecarrier,” was merely one of many schemes over the span of 30 years to modernize the most powerful American battleships ever built. The various proposals—all of them nixed—had the World War II-era ships carrying hundreds of U.S. Marines or launching Harrier jump jets or even firing atomic projectiles.

The Battlecarrier Was Part Battleship, Part Aircraft Carrier“, Medium, 2013.

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