Diplomacy's gunboat

Auster, Bruce B.; Palmer, Brian
February 1994
U.S. News & World Report;2/28/94, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p28
Recaps a six-month cruise aboard one of diplomacy's gunboats, the USS America, as it travels to Bosnia, Somalia and Iraq. Leavetaking; Description of the aircraft carrier; Firepower; Life at sea; Marines; Liberty; Christmas Eve; Emergency; Coming home. INSETS: Flying off a carrier.;Landing: Recovery.;Above decks, below decks..


Related Articles

  • The gall of the de Gaulle. Cue, Eduardo // U.S. News & World Report;02/26/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 8, p35 

    Focuses on the problems associated with the French nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the Charles de Gaulle. Incident in which the blade of a propeller broke during sea tests; Fire which destroyed the computers in the offices of the company that designed the propellers during a parliamentary...

  • This ship carries bombs and a message. Coleman, Fred // U.S. News & World Report;10/31/94, Vol. 117 Issue 17, p31 

    Offers a report from the USS George Washington, America's newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Jets from the carrier that are patrolling Iraq, policing a no-fly zone and practicing bombing runs; Details of mission undertaken by Cmdr. Charlie Hautau and navigator Lt. Craig Clapperton;...

  • USS Harry S. Truman.  // All Hands;Jan1999, Issue 981, p29 

    Presents a diagram of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. Includes information about types of aircraft on the carrier; How the catapult works; How the arresting wires work.

  • Undersea arcraft carriers. Treadwell, Terry // Aviation History;Nov98, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p50 

    Discusses the possibility of launching aircraft from submarines. Events during World War II which proved that it was possible to conduct raids with aircraft based on submarines; Information on the German Kriegsmarine; History of the interest of the British to launch planes from submarines;...

  • Game of Musical Ships Begins on San Diego Bay. Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal;6/9/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p1 

    Reports on the June 2, 2003 return of the U.S. Navy's USS Constellation aircraft carrier and its crew to San Diego Bay, California. Estimated economic impact of an aircraft carrier yearly; Decommissioning of the carrier after its arrival; Aircraft carrier that will replace the functions of the...

  • Two cities fight for forrestal. Roylance, Frank D. // Naval History;Apr2000, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p54 

    Focuses on the competition between the cities of Baltimore, Maryland, and Tampa, Florida, for possession of the United States Navy's decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Forrestal. Background on the aircraft carrier's naval career; Details of the cities' plans for the ship.

  • CALIFORNIA'S CARRIER. Belcher, Nancy Hoyt // American History;Jun2002, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p12 

    Features USS Hornet, an aircraft carrier museum in San Francisco Bay, California. History of the ship; Contribution of the ship to history of the U.S.; Description of the ship.

  • First and Last Cruise of SHINANO. Scheck, William // World War II;Nov2001, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p44 

    Presents information on the sinking of the Japanese aircraft carrier Shinano by the United States submarine USS Archer-Fish in 1944. Commander of Shinano; Details of the submarine attack; Total number of Japanese during the attack.

  • New Improvements Get Ronald Reagan Crew Ready For Action.  // All Hands;Feb2002, Issue 1018, p9 

    Deals with the technological advances applied to the U.S. aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan which is under construction at the Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia.

  • 'Ike' Wins 2001 Phoenix Trophy. Eisenhower, Dwight D. // All Hands;Feb2002, Issue 1018, p10 

    Reports on the award received by the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Dwight Eisenhower in recognition of its quality maintenance and rejuvenation programs.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics