U.S. Battleships An Illustrated Design History Ship Plans by Alan Raven and A.D. Baker III

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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 WWII, up to the recommissioned Iowas. It examines the original designs as well as the many modifications and reconstructions these ships underwent during their long and active careers. Appendixes include a full description of the first modern armoured ship, the civil War monitor, and an account of the damage to U.S. battleships at Pearl Harbour.
AUTHOR Norman Friedman
BINDING Softback
ILLUSTRATIONS 184 black and white photos, 164 line drawings
Product Code 42478NAV
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