Essex-class carriers rise again after the Pacific Fleet's destruction at Pearl Harbor.
How the aircraft carrier minimized the use of the battleship, which played merely a supporting role in the Gulf War.
The arms race between Britain, the United States and Japan inspired radical new battleships with more firepower than originally planned.
The dreadnought is the ultimate class of battleship in navies worldwide.
The French embrace the steam drive of the Industrial Revolution; Italy, the U.S., Russia and Japan invent bold new ships.