World War II: Carrier War

By | February 11, 2019

World War II: Carrier War

At dusk on December 8, 1941, the carrier Enterprise and her escort of cruisers and destroyers entered Pearl Harbor. Officers and men lined the rails, watching in stunned silence. The twisted, smoldering superstructure of the Arizona was still aflame, and there was a stench of charred wood and fuel oil in the air.

“Morale went to nothing just about then,” said an officer on one of the escorting…

World War II: Carrier War

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