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Aircraft carriers

Author: Antony Preston
Publisher: Greenwich, Conn. : Bison Books, 1982.
Series: Warships
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of aircraft carriers since 1914, chronicling the role played by these ships in World War II and in modern defense systems.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Preston
ISBN: 0861240677 9780861240678 0811904636 9780811904636
OCLC Number: 9501731
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Wings for the fleet --
Triumph at Taranto --
The carrier comes of age --
Decision at Midway --
The fast carriers --
The nuclear age.
Series Title: Warships
Responsibility: Antony Preston.

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Traces the history of aircraft carriers since 1914, chronicling the role played by these ships in World War II and in modern defense systems.

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