Cities at Sea: How Aircraft Carriers Work

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Animation by Josh Sherrington and Jorrit van Ginnkel (
Sound by Graham Haerther (
Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster

Special thanks to Patreon supporters Alec M Watson, Andrew J Thom, Arkadiy Kulev, Chris Allen, Chris Barker, Connor J Smith, Daddy Donald, Etienne Dechamps, Eyal Matsliah, Hank Green, Harrison Wiener, James Hughes, James McIntosh, John & Becki Johnston, Keith Bopp, Kelly J Knight, Ken Lee, Kyle, KyQuan Phong, Manoj Kasyap Govindaraju, MyNameIsKir, Plinio Correa, Qui Le, Sheldon Zhao, Simen Nerleir, and Tim Robinson

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Select footage courtesy the AP Archive

21 thoughts on “Cities at Sea: How Aircraft Carriers Work

  1. Astolfo San says:

    Every 30 sec? I could do it in a game REAL POEPLE helped me but i do it in 20 seconds

  2. Tyrone Cooke says:

    There good to have just to know if you sink one you get nuked.

  3. Fabricio Fercher says:

    Cutting edge technology to maintain outdated and unreal established institutions.

  4. Boonedock Journeyman says:

    After viewing your 8 August 2017 Chinese propaganda piece, I simply can’t view your work as anything but corrupt. Who paid you for this video?

  5. Zane Patrick Argamosa says:

    We need carrier that carries carrier.

  6. Pacaj Albert says:

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  7. Frash Cao says:

    China is so weak, we need more time to develop.

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  9. Cameron Cordova says:

    Watches this video from inside one

  10. Luke_16373 says:

    America isnt the world police you know

  11. Why tf US has more of everything?Is their any need or hoarding comes naturally to them?

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  14. GammaThe Mighty says:

    Navy active duty here! I am here to point out things that arent accurate

  15. The corrupt new Demented Democratic Administration will make certain such muscle needed via war to pay-off their ilk.

  16. Vương Ân says:

    orchestrated chaos, sounds exactly like my job, minus the orchestrated part

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  18. Enjoyed watching it until the very moment when the video got political.

  19. Benny Lyngdoh says:

    Both the doors are safe?!

  20. askar niko16 says:

    We 3 country plan had never make agreement with any one any country for shooting a witch weapons
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  21. Naman Kumar says:

    Wrong Indian Air craft carrier has arresting wire and uses mig-29k which cannot land vertically.

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