Flight deck of HMS Emperor

Flight deck of HMS Emperor
A view along the flight deck of the escort carrier HMS Emperor, with a formation of Grumman fighters overhead, and the Hellcats of No.800 Squadron on deck preparing to take off. Note the open bridge to the left.
Fleet Air Arm Carrier Warfare, Kev Darling. A complete history of the Fleet Air Arm's use of aircraft carriers, from the earliest experiments during the First World War, through the Second World War, where the carriers became the most important capital ships in the navy, the Korean War, which saw the Fleet Air Arm involved from the beginning to the end, the Falklands War, which re-emphasised the important of the carrier and right up to the current 'super-carriers'. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (21 July 2010), Flight deck of HMS Emperor , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_emperor_flight_deck.html

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