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Aircraft Carriers
     

Aircraft Carriers

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by Bernard Ireland
 

An illustrated history of aircraft carriers of the world, from zeppelin and seaplane carriers to V/STOL and nuclear-powered carriers, featuring over 170 warships with over 500 photographs.

  • Examines the evolution of the aircraft carrier, from the first flights from ships in World War I, developments during the inter-war years and World War II, through to

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An illustrated history of aircraft carriers of the world, from zeppelin and seaplane carriers to V/STOL and nuclear-powered carriers, featuring over 170 warships with over 500 photographs.

  • Examines the evolution of the aircraft carrier, from the first flights from ships in World War I, developments during the inter-war years and World War II, through to carriers used in Suez, Vietnam and the Falklands
  • Specification boxes provide at-a-glance information about each carrier’s country of origin, date of commissioning, displacement, dimensions, types of aircraft carried, armament, machinery and performance
  • Includes fascinating quotes from military leaders, plus a glossary explaining key military terms and abbreviations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760789124
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
04/26/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.60(h) x 1.10(d)

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Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated History of Aircraft Carriers of the World, from Zeppelin and Seaplane Carriers to Vertical/Short Take-off and Landin 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
barbarjo More than 1 year ago
He is having a great time reading it. He loves history and aircraft carriers are a special interest. I see him reading it frequently so it must be good. And whenever friends come over, he shows it to them too. This is a great gift items for a history buff.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Please update your records. They are in error. I did not purchase this book.