Carrier: A Century of First-Hand Accounts of Naval Operations in War and Peace

Carrier: A Century of First-Hand Accounts of Naval Operations in War and Peace

by Jean Hood
     
 

The history of the aircraft carrier, one of the most revolutionary innovations in the history of naval warfare, is explored here in vivid detail. Featuring firsthand accounts by carrier pilots and crews who fought in World War II, this authoritative volume provides compelling insight into what life was like for the men who served on these huge ships, and embraces

Overview

The history of the aircraft carrier, one of the most revolutionary innovations in the history of naval warfare, is explored here in vivid detail. Featuring firsthand accounts by carrier pilots and crews who fought in World War II, this authoritative volume provides compelling insight into what life was like for the men who served on these huge ships, and embraces the entire carrier story, from the earliest experiments in launching planes at sea, to the Falklands War and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844861118
Publisher:
Conway
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

Meet the Author

Jean Hood is a former Information Officer for Lloyd's Register of Shipping and the author of many books on nautical subjects, including Submarine, Wreck, and Marked for Misfortune, the story of a 1792 shipwreck.

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