An Amazing Idea – Making An Aircraft Carrier Out of Ice and Sawdust

Mackenzie King (left), Franklin D. Roosevelt (center), and Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference

In WWII the British were desperate. Metal was in short supply, and German U-boats were sinking Britain’s lifeline – ships. The Allies needed an unsinkable…

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8 thoughts on “An Amazing Idea – Making An Aircraft Carrier Out of Ice and Sawdust

  1. Close, but no cigar. Add this to the list of wartime ‘might-have-beens’.
    I had heard of the project, but never read about it in such detail, nor seen a photo of ‘Pykerete’.

    Best wishes, Pete.

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