Ships sunk in port by aircraft attacks

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Re: Ships sunk in port by aircraft attacks

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R Leonard wrote: Tue Sep 26, 2023 12:43 am And I guess no one wants to talk about the remnants of the Imperial Japanese Fleet stashed about various places in the Inland Sea in the summer 1945 . . . sitting ducks for TF-38 strikes, though they, the TF-38 staff, thought it a monumental waste of resources.
At that time these ships had nowhere to hide and the US had overwhelming air superiority - the results are not surprising.

It comes back to the maxim - don't start a war you can't win.
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