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A History of the Navy in 100 Objects
A History of the Navy in 100 Objects

Object 49: Japanese Bomb Arming Vane

The tension created by prolonged naval build-ups during the first part of the 20th century finally ignited into all-out naval conflict in the Pacific in 1941. The Japanese struck first at Pearl Harbor, with their carrier-based aircraft heavily damaging the anchored US battleships of the Pacific Fleet, and thus bringing the aircraft carrier to the front lines of the conflict.

Object 49 - Japanese Bomb Arming Vane

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