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.

Cruisers/0203

Fine in Fine jacket HARDCOVER. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Hard Cover.

Traces the history of aircraft carriers since 1914, chronicling the role played by these ships in World War II and in modern defense systems.

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'.

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