In all the war I never received a more direct shock. The reader of these pages will realize how many efforts, hopes, and plans foundered with these two ships. As I turned over and twisted in bed, the full horror of the news sank in upon me.
- HMS Prince of Wales has a flooding issue, which will put her out of action for six months.
- Some innovative thinking on the US Navy’s maintenance problem, which is growing severe.
- Airstrikes in Afghanistan killed more civilians 2017-2020 than in previous years, which is wholly unsurprising.
- Not particularly pleased by the choice of Lloyd Austin, although I’m not as upset as some. Hopefully more on this soon.
- If you’re a wargamer and a woman, this might be for you.
- Flying and fighting in a Mirage IV…