And don't forget the effectiveness of submarine attacks on major ships: Royal Oak, Barham, Ark Royal, Eagle, Wasp, Couragious, Shinano, Kongo, Unryu were all were sunk by submarines. Germany didn't have too many capital ships, but plenty of U boats. Perhaps, these could have been used more offensively. For example an axis ship drawing a chasing allied one through a Wolf pack.
I'm all in favour of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. Frank Lloyd Wright
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