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: 29.44 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:
Size: 10.15 MB
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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: US Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9781591142478
Size: 76.15 MB
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This book covers the development of U.S. battleships, from the Maine and Texas of 1886, through the Montana class of World War II, up to the recommissioned Iowas.

Aircraft Carriers

Author: Michael E. Haskew
Publisher:
ISBN: 0760348146
Size: 58.37 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"--

Uss Saratoga Cv 3

Author: John Fry
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764300899
Size: 23.63 MB
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Originally laid down as one of six giant battle cruisers, the Saratoga survived the 1922 Washington Disarmament Treaty's cutting torch through her conversion to a new and seemingly benign type of vessel-the aircraft carrier.

Us Cold War Aircraft Carriers

Author: Brad Elward
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472807782
Size: 58.20 MB
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These were even longer than the Forrestals, and fitted with advanced defensive weapons systems and an improved elevator layout. All nine of the carriers covered by this volume are icons, and hold a much-respected place in US naval history.

British Cruisers

Author: Norman Friedman
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 1848320787
Size: 31.55 MB
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For the first time this book seeks to comprehend the full policy background, from which a different and entirely original picture emerges of British cruiser development.

British Aircraft Carriers

Author: David Hobbs
Publisher: Seaforth Publishing
ISBN: 1473853699
Size: 58.69 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.