Today’s nuclear-powered aircraft carriers are the most powerful warships to ever take to the seas. Able to stay at sea for over a million miles at a time, they can reach any corner of the globe to deploy their incredible arsenal an air strike force more powerful than most nations’. Learn the incredible history of these amazing vessels. See how the first aircraft carriers were invented in WWI. Revisit the epic carrier battles that were essential to Americaís victory in WWII. Footage from some of the greatest engagements in military history shows these mighty ships in action, and interviews with the men who fought aboard them offers a unique glimpse into life and battle aboard these behemoths. And a tour of a modern carrier offers an inside look at the most powerful and complex weapons system ever built.