How was Battleship navy to a carrier navy shift seen in World War 2?

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After aerial bombardment on battleships, it seemed big gunned castles were obsolete. If a couple of aircraft can sink a ship like the Musashi (HIJMS, WWII), aircraft carriers became the most powerful ship, long range. However, the US Navy isn't giving up: A handful of battleships remain in the US Navy's arsenal. ___________________________________________________________________ While the submarine finally proved itself in World War 1, the carrier missed its chance, and it could be argued that the Japanese did the United States a favor by sinking their battleships at Pearl Harbor. Even after the British success at Taranto a year earlier, the battleship was still considered the most important warship in the USN. After Pearl Harbor, newer and better battleships were built, but many more carriers were built. No more chivalrous battleship lines. No more "crossing the T." The Battle of Java Sea in 1942 was the last time that an all-ship battle would be fought. The shift was gradual, but the writing was on the wall. The battleship still had value for shore bombardment and and fleet security, but the carrier would decide future sea battles. Great Britain and Japan were the only two countries to operate carriers in World War 1, although they did not see action. These countries had a greater appreciation of naval air power in World War 2, and they were the first to use it successfully. The US Navy had to learn the hard way, but they learned.
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