The World's Greatest Battleships: An Illustrated History

Overview

From the English Henry Grace à Dieu in 1514 to the 1950s’ Vanguard battle cruiser, World’s Greatest Battleships celebrates 50 of the most remarkable battleships and battle cruisers across 500 years of history. Spanning numerous conflicts, including the Seven Year’s War, the Napoleonic Wars, World War I, World War II, The Cold War and First Gulf War, classics such as Victory, Dreadnought, Bismarck and Yamato are included. Each featured ship is presented with an annotated full color profile artwork, expert ...
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Overview

From the English Henry Grace à Dieu in 1514 to the 1950s’ Vanguard battle cruiser, World’s Greatest Battleships celebrates 50 of the most remarkable battleships and battle cruisers across 500 years of history. Spanning numerous conflicts, including the Seven Year’s War, the Napoleonic Wars, World War I, World War II, The Cold War and First Gulf War, classics such as Victory, Dreadnought, Bismarck and Yamato are included. Each featured ship is presented with an annotated full color profile artwork, expert background text on its development and service history and full technical specifications. Splendidly illustrated and authoritatively written, The World’s Greatest Battleships is an essential companion for anyone interested in naval history.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781909160606
  • Publisher: Amber Books
  • Publication date: 4/21/2013
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 491,877
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

David Ross specializes in maritime and railway history and has written and contributed to numerous books on these subjects.  His most recent books are North American Trains, George and Robert Stephenson: A Passion for Success, Ships Visual Encyclopedia, and The Essential Naval Identification Guide: Submarines 1914–Present.  He is currently working on a project centered on the tea and wool clippers built on both sides of the Atlantic during the 1850s and 1860s. 

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