Whether it's a single letter or a 100-foot greeting, aircraft carrier crews stand ready to spell it out.
- By Roger Mola
- AirSpaceMag.com, May 27, 2011
On Memorial Day in 1958, the USS Bennington passes the wreck of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, spelling a tribute to crewmen lost in the Japanese attack of December 7, 1941. The outline of Arizona’s hull and the flow of oil still leaking from her fuel tanks can be seen in the shallow waters.