On Wave and Wing : The 100 Year Quest to Perfect the Aircraft Carrier
Date: February 2017
Duration: 9 hours 18 minutes
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.