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World of the Battleship : The Design and Careers of Capital Ships of the World's Navies, 1900-1950

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This new volume is intended to present a global vision of the development of the world’s battleships. In a collection of chapters by international, the design, building, and career of a significant battleship from each of the world’s navies is explored that illuminates not just the ships but also the communities of officers and individuals that served in them and, more broadly, the societies and nations that built them.

Each chapter explains the origins of a ship, her importance as a national symbol, and her place in the fleet. This is a highly original and significant book on the great capital ships of the world.

Number of Pages: 224
Genre: History, Transportation
Sub-Genre: Military / Naval
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Naval Inst Pr
Author: Bruce Taylor
Language: English
Street Date: October 15, 2018
TCIN: 50454411
UPC: 9780870219061
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-9552

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