US Fast Battleships 1936-47: The North Carolina and South Dakota classes

US Fast Battleships 1936-47: The North Carolina and South Dakota classes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846035104
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 11/23/2010
Series: New Vanguard
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 493,125
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Lawrence Burr has had a lifelong passion for naval history. He was recently the British specialist on a Channel 4 documentary about the battle of Jutland. He has also been part of a team who has conducted underwater explorations of the Battlecruiser wrecks and has visited a number of the key battleships detailed in this volume. He lives in the USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

The Washington Naval Treaty - 1922 4

Design and Construction 7

The North Carolina class

The South Dakota class

Fire control

Radar

Aircraft

Fast Battleship Operations 15

The Atlantic

The Pacific

Conclusion 42

Bibliography 44

Books

Internet

Appendices 45

South Dakota class

North Carolina class

Index 48

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