No one ship type. Rather it was the combination of all of them, combatants, transports, service support,control of the air, plus the ability to put a landing force ashore
In the end though, none of the above really matters all that much, if there were not sufficient highly trained, well led, and motivated Infantry to close with and defeat a well armed and determined enemy. In war, Infantry is the decisive weapon, and everything else is designed to enable and facilitate his ability to make war.
: Since the board is a little slow right now, I
: thought I'd try to get a little discussion
: going. OK. Here we go.... Comment on the
: ETO or PTO during WWII. Which single ship
: CLASS, in a single battle, did more to win
: the war in that theater than any other?
: For PTO, I'd say the Yorktown class at
: For ATO, no thoughts from me - I know far
: less about this theater of ops.
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