"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
Blaze of gunfire
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Modern Warship Design
At the top, from 1863, a replica of CSS Ablemarle. Lower image, USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) circa 2013.
That they both float and are warships is about all they have in common. Still . . .