Today's update is the last in our WC vs History series around the Battle of Midway. This last article compares the TCS Midway and USS Midway.
The megacarrier program was developed in the mid-2670s as a more efficient peacetime alternative to the massive Vesuvius-class carriers then being built. The new megacarriers would outclass Vesuvius and aging war-era ships, not by offering superior firepower, but instead by acting as mobile starbases capable not only of fighter operations but a wide range of roles.
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Last month I attended a military history conference just outside Washington, D.C. After the conference, I stayed a few extra days to explore the many museums and sites around the city. LOAF and I met up on my first day into D.C. We've known each other since the mid-90s but had never met in person before. So after a brief introduction, we got to work going through the Air & Space and American History museums. When we came across this display in the American History museum it seemed only right to take a picture.
As we close out our rerelease of this WC vs History series we extend gratitude and safe travels to all those Wingnuts who stand in harm's way.