The Battleship Holiday The Naval Treaties and Capital Ship Design

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This book investigates the implications of the Washington Treaty of 1922 which effectively banned the construction of ever-larger and costlier capital ships. It looks at the implications of these treaties on technical developments, contrasting the post-war generation of ships that were never completed – or never even ordered – with the new designs of the 1930s, revealing just how much progress had been made in areas like fire control and armour despite the hiatus
AUTHOR Robert C. Stern
BINDING Hardback
ILLUSTRATIONS 200 illustrations
Product Code 23445NAV
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