Encompassing more than six thousand warships from all the countries
involved in World War II, this extensively illustrated reference
provides complete statistics, descriptions, and specifications for
battleships, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and more.
The submarine revolutionized naval warfare. Witness the birth and
evolution of the submarine from the days of the Civil War to its
baptism by fire in WWI to the nuclear subs of today which carry
intercontinental missiles and can cruise submerged for months.
Includes 100 photographs and 30 illustrations, many of which are
cutaways. Expertly written, with informative appendices.
A serious study of the reasons why some warships have achieved bad reputations. It covers the period from 1860 to the present day, and looks at a wide range of nationalities and ship-types. Some examples are the Russian Popoffkas; the French battleship 'Brennus'; and the British vessel 'Captain'.