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Australian Royal Navy, “The Angled Flight Deck,” Australian Royal Navy, http://www.navy.gov.au/history/angled-flight-deck (accessed March 26, 2013).

U.S. General Accounting Office. Navy Aircraft Carriers: Cost-Effectiveness of Conventionally and Nuclear-Powered Carriers. Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 1998, http://www.fas.org/man/gao/nsiad98001/ns98001.pdf (accessed March 27, 2013).

Naval Historical Center, “USS Antietam (CV-36, later CVA-36 & CVS-36), 1945-1974,” Naval Historical Center, http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-usn/usnsh-a/cv36.htm (accessed March 26, 2013).

— Naval Historical Center, “George Washington Parke Custis.” Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy. http://www.history.navy.mil/danfs/g4/george_washington_parke_custis.htm (accessed March 27, 2013).

U.S. Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, Congressional Research Service Issue Brief for Congress: Libya, by Clyde R. Mark. CRS Report IB93109. Washington, DC: Office of Congressional Information and Publishing, April 10, 2002.

U.S. Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, Navy Nuclear-Powered Surface Ships: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress, by Ronald O’Rourke. CRS Report RL33946. Washington, DC: Office of Congressional Information and Publishing, September 29, 2010.

U.S. Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress, by Ronald O’Rourke, CRS Report RS20643. Washington, DC: Office of Congressional Information and Publishing, March 13, 2013.

U.S. Navy, USS Nimitz Public Affairs Office, Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Deploys to U. S. Central Command, U.S. Navy, NNS070403-03 (Washingon D.C., Pentagon, 2007)
PBS, “Nimitz History,”
http://www.pbs.org/weta/carrier/the_ship_history.htm (accessed March 25, 2013).

United States Navy, “The Legend of ENTERPRISE,” United States Navy,
http://www.enterprise.navy.mil/ (accessed April 5, 2013).

United States Navy, “USS Midway (CVB-41),” United States Navy,
http://www.navy.mil/navydata/nav_legacy.asp?id=57 (accessed March 26, 2013).

United States Navy, “USS Forrestal (CVA-59),” United States Navy,
http://www.navy.mil/navydata/nav_legacy.asp?id=64 (accessed March 26, 2013).

Secondary:

“Aircraft Carriers – CVN.” Department of the Navy, published October 23, 2012, http://www.navy.mil/navydata/fact_display.asp?cid=4200&tid=200&ct=4 (accessed March 27, 2013).

“A Brief History of U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers, Part I – The Early Years.” Department of the Navy, published June 15, 2009, http://www.navy.mil/navydata/nav_legacy.asp?id=1 (accessed March 27, 2013).

Alexander, David, “Pentagon delays deployment of carrier to Mideast over budget woes.” Reuters, February 6, 2013, U.S. Section, http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/06/us-usa-budget-pentagon-idUSBRE9151A320130206 (accessed April 5, 2013).

Beale, Jonathan, “On board the pride of the French navy,” BBC News, May 26, 2011, Europe section,
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13573848 (accessed April 5, 2013).

BBC News, “Excerpts: Annan interview,” BBC News, September 16, 2004, Middle East section,
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3661640.stm (accessed March 25, 2013).

CNN, “Commander in Chief lands on USS Lincoln,” CNN.com, May 2, 2003, Politics section,
http://www.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/05/01/bush.carrier.landing/index.html?_s=PM:ALLPOLITICS (accessed March 25, 2013).

Defense Industry Daily, “Costing the CVN-21: A DID Primer,” Defense Industry Daily, December 19, 2005,
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Federation of American Scientists, “CV 63 Kitty Hawk,” FAS.org, http://www.fas.org/programs/ssp/man/uswpns/navy/aircraftcarriers/cv63.html (accessed March 26, 2013).

MacAskill, Ewen, Borger, Jordan, “Iraq war was illegal and breached UN charter, says Annan,” The Guardian, September 15, 2004, World News Section,
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2004/sep/16/iraq.iraq (accessed March 25, 2013).

MacDonald, Scot. “The Aeroplane Goes to Sea.” in Evolution of Aircraft Carriers. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964. http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/car-toc.htm (accessed March 27, 2013).

—“The Early Attack Carriers.” In Evolution of Aircraft Carriers. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964. http://www.history.navy.mil/branches/car-toc.htm (accessed March 27, 2013).

Radvanyi, Mjr. Richard A., “OPERATION EAGLE CLAW – LESSONS LEARNED.” Masters diss., United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University, 2001.

Reuters. “Indian nuclear scientists to monitor USS Nimitz.” Reuters, July 1, 2007, World section, Politics section,
http://www.reuters.com/article/2007/07/01/us-india-usa-carrier-idUSDEL19972320070701 (accessed April 5, 2013).

Rovig, Glen W., Bruce K. Bohnker, and John C. Page. “Hearing Health Risk in a Population of Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Personnel.” Military Medicine 169, no. 6 (June 2004): 429-432. Academic Search Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed March 26, 2013).

Scutro, Andrew, “CNO wants faster decommissioning for Enterprise,” NavyTimes, News Section, August 5, 2009, http://www.navytimes.com/news/2009/04/navy_enterprise_040509w/ (accessed March 26, 2013).

Shapiro, Michael W., “Enterprise, Nimitz-Class Carriers Won’t Be Museums,” Military.com, October 22, 2012, http://www.military.com/daily-news/2012/10/22/enterprise-nimitz-class-carriers-wont-be-museums.html (accessed March 26, 2013).

Sisk, Richard, “Enterprise, Nimitz-Class Carriers Won’t Be Museums,” Military.com, November 5, 2012, http://www.military.com/daily-news/2012/11/05/enterprise-ends-51-year-career-at-sea.html?ESRC=eb.nl&code=121105DEBH01 (accessed March 26, 2013).

Singla, Smita, “Top 5 Biggest Aircraft Carriers In The World,” Marine Insight, June 17, 2012, http://www.marineinsight.com/marine/marine-news/headline/top-5-biggest-aircraft-carriers-in-the-world/ (accessed March 25, 2013).

USCarriers.net, “U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt CVN 71.”
http://www.uscarriers.net/cvn71history.htm (accessed March 25, 2013).

USCarriers.net, “U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln CVN 72.”
http://www.uscarriers.net/cvn72history.htm (accessed March 25, 2013).

Wolfson, Dianna. “A Solution to the Inherent List on Nimitz Class Aircraft Carriers.” Master’s thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004. http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA425773&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf. (accessed March 27, 2013).

Yarnall, Paul, “USS Forrestal (CVA-59),” NavSource Online: Aircraft Carrier Photo Archive, February 16, 2013, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/59.htm (accessed March 26, 2013).

Images:

Antecedents, Pre-WWII:

U.S. Navy. “First Airplane Takeoff from a Warship.” Photograph, November 14, 1910. Wikimedia.org, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:First_airplane_takeoff_from_a_warship.jpg (accessed March 28, 2013). Public Domain.


Antecedents, WWII:

—“USS Lexington.” Photograph, October 14, 1941. Wikimedia.org, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USS_Lexington.jpg (accessed March 28, 2013). Public Domain.


Home:

—“USS Nimitz Transits through the Gulf of Oman.” Photograph, May 22, 2007. Wikimedia.org, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_Navy_070522-N-8157C-820_USS_Nimitz_(CVN_68)_transits_through_the_Gulf_of_Oman.jpg (accessed March 28, 2013). Public Domain.

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