The Power Of Waves

I am in awe of the power of the sea. This very brief video was presumably shot from the navigating bridge of a US aircraft carrier in heavy seas. Our carriers are huge and yet the waves are far more powerful. Watch the helicopter tied down on the upper port side of the deck. How does it stay on? It keeps getting smashed by the waves.

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Charles McCain

Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website:

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