Steel Fleet    Second World War  1 September 1939  2 September 1945    
   
USN battleship and cruiser recognition aid for friendly vessels in the Second World War

In spite of the dramatic developments in naval aviation during the conflict at this stage Steel Fleet is mostly concerned with surface engagements of the Second World War. We have commenced research on some encounters during the early Mediterranean engagement near Cape Matapan and the early battles of the Solomons Sea campaign of 1942.
 
Wiki First Savo A strong force of ill-prepared allied cruisers is badly outfought at night in the first major surface action of the Pacific war.
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