Scouring the information super airways can sometimes be a tough,
if educational, task for the Aero-News staff... but it also allows
us to check out some truly neat and exciting sites, so it's not
that bad a gig. On any given day, we may check dozens (and often
hundreds) of different sources for story ideas, and facts
confirmation. And, as is the nature of our business, much of this
is done on the Internet.
The ANN gang decided we probably shouldn't keep some of the neat
sites, info resources, and organizations we've discovered to
ourselves... so we decided to bring you Aero-Linx. These are the
sites that WE check out -- when we need added perspective, a new
spin on a day's topic... or just want to escape into
cyber-aero-space for awhile.
At the beginning of the Second World War, the Japanese Navy was
arguably the most powerful navy in the world. Its naval aviation
corps, consisting of 10 aircraft carriers and 1500 topnotch
aviators, was the most highly trained and proficient force of its
kind. Its 11 (soon to be 12) battleships were among the most
powerful in the world. Its surface forces, armed with the superb
24" Type 93 (Long Lance) torpedo, were incomparable night fighters.
This page is devoted to the proud navy that lost the Pacific