U S Aircraft Carriers

Author: Norman Friedman
Publisher: Naval Inst Press
ISBN:
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Traces the development of the designs of aircraft carriers from 1917 to the present and examines the role of the carrier in the United States Navy This account of U.S. carrier development, based on the internal files of the U.S. Navy, ...

U S Cruisers

Author: Norman Friedman
Publisher: Naval Inst Press
ISBN:
Size: 71.99 MB
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What happened to this important warship over the last century is the subject of this book, the only account of the U.S. cruiser development based on internal navy files.

U S Submarines Through 1945

Author: Norman Friedman
Publisher: Naval Inst Press
ISBN:
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Each of the volumes is fully illustrated with deck plans, outboard profiles, sketches from major design studies, and numerous detailed photographs. The appendixes contain a wealth of information on ship characteristics and equipment.

U S Battleships

Author: Norman Friedman
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9780870217159
Size: 43.85 MB
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This is the first book to cover the entire development of U.S. battleships, from the Maine and Texas of 1886, through the Montana class of World War II, right up to the original designs as well as the many modifications and reconstructions ...

Aircraft Carriers

Author: Michael E. Haskew
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ISBN: 0760348146
Size: 11.41 MB
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"An illustrated history of the aircraft carrier, from World War I through World War II, the Cold War, and today"--

British Aircraft Carriers

Author: David Hobbs
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 1473853699
Size: 72.40 MB
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This book is a meticulously detailed history of British aircraft-carrying ships from the earliest experimental vessels to the Queen Elizabeth class, currently under construction and the largest ships ever built for the Royal Navy.

Fighters Over The Fleet

Author: Norman Friedman
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ISBN: 1848324065
Size: 70.86 MB
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This is an account of the evolution of naval fighters for fleet air defence and the parallel evolution of the ships operating and controlling them, concentrating on the three main exponents of carrier warfare, the Royal Navy, the US Navy, ...

British Destroyers

Author: Norman Friedman
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 9781848320499
Size: 64.28 MB
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With its title shortened to 'destroyer', the type evolved rapidly and was soon in service in many navies, but in none was the evolution as rapid or as radical as in the Royal NavyThis book is the first detailed study of their early days, ...