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Battleships of World War Two : an illustrated history and country-by-country directory of warships, including battle cruisers and pocket battleships, that fought in the Second World War and beyond

Author: Peter Hore
Publisher: London : Southwater, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This authoritative reference book charts the development and history of the battleship from the end of World War I, through World War II and beyond. This period saw a dramatic change in the role of the battleship as a result of the vastly increased destructive power and reliability of the torpedo and carrier-borne aircraft which were to make battleships virtually obsolete overnight."--Inside front cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hore
ISBN: 9781844763894 1844763897
OCLC Number: 148315021
Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Responsibility: Peter Hore.

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- A fully illustrated history of the major battleships of the world, from the end of World War I to the present day - Illustrated with over 200 colour and black-and-white archive photographs and  Read more...

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