Warship 2011

R 180.00  

Author: John Jordan
Publisher: Naval Institute Press (2011)
ISBN-10: 1844861333
ISBN-13: 9781844861330
Condition: Very Good. The top corner of the boards and spine-ends are bumped. There are ink marks on the bottom portion of the front board and along the spine. The DJ is scratched with creasing along the edges and marks on the inside of the jacket. Else an internally clean, unmarked, well bound copy.
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 27.4 x 21 x 2.2 cm

Weight: 1.0 kg

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Maintaining the high standards established over its thirty-three-year publishing history, this new volume of the highly regarded annual Warship includes articles on the U.S. Navy's Lexington-class battle cruiser design; the grounding and destruction of HMS Effingham in 1940; the origins of the world's first armored cruiser, Dupuy-de-Lome; the battle for Casablanca in 1942; and the impact of the capsizing of the Japanese Navy s torpedo boat Tomorzuru on subsequent design and construction.

Also presented is the second in a series of articles on modern warships by Conrad Waters that looks at the French BPSs of the Mistral class and the new HLD being built for the Spanish navy. In addition to the articles, there are more than a hundred illustrations and reviews of new books.


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