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Battleships

Author: Peter Hore
Publisher: London : Lorenz Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A history of the battleship from the first ironclad wooden-hulled ships of the 19th century to the revolutionary Dreadnoughts of World War I and the mighty battleships and battle cruisers of World War II ... accounts of the main battles and operations in which these warships took part. There are also anecdotes about the personalities involved in the design and command of what has been described as one of the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hore
ISBN: 0754829812 9780754829812
OCLC Number: 884299737
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, some color ; 23 cm
Contents: The history of battleships --
Pre-Dreadnoughts --
World War I --
World War II.
Responsibility: Peter Hore.

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Illustrated with over 500 photographs from naval and military sources worldwide, this is a must-have reference for anyone interested in the battleships that have helped make history.  Read more...

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