Asked in Pearl Harbor
Whats the significance of the producion miracle?
Warship to warship, airplane to airplane, army to army; the Germans and Japanese were better than their allied opponents. They were geared for war! The US defeated the Axis powers by out-producing them in EVERYTHING! When the Axis sank an allied warship, the US replaced it with TEN MORE! In the end, the Germans and Japanese ran out of men and equipment. The US had so much left over, they were re-cycled immediately from the factory to the scrap yards. ...
What is the name of a warship beginning with the letter c?
Cruisers are a warship. They are larger than a destroyer.
Asked in Pearl Harbor, Japan in WW2, WW2 Allied Powers
What do you get when you cross a Battleship and a Destroyer?
A cruiser. This is the medium sized warship; the "Tin Can" (destroyer) is the smallest warship. ...
What is the nane of a volley of shots fired from a naval warship?
Broadside the simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship ...
Asked in History of Maritime, Military Equipment
What are warship rams?
They are metal beaks placed under the waterline of a warship to punch a hole in the side of an opposing warship and sink her. They were mostly used in ancient warfare, but rams have been revived a few times in history since. ...
What is the nickname of the American warship USS Constitution?
The nickname is "Old Ironsides" for its tough oak timbers. The USS Constitution famously sank the British warship HMS Guerriere in the War of 1812. "Old Ironsides" is the nickname for the warship USS Constitution. ...