U.S. Battleships: An Illustrated Design History

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Naval Institute Press, 1985 - Transportation - 463 pages
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This is the first book to cover the entire development of U.S. battleships, from the Maine and Texas of 1886, through the Montana class of World War II, right up to the original designs as well as the many modifications and reconstructions these ships underwent during their long and active careers.
  

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This is a awsome book And i have got to say my self that i am a huge fan of Battleships and planes.And i love all the battleships and plaens and it's just amazing how our country grew through time.

Contents

Introduction
1
The Predreadnoughts
17
The AllBigGun Ship
51
Theodore Roosevelts Fighting Machine 190709
75
The Wyoming and New York Classes 191011
85
The South Dakota Class
155
World War One
171
The Washington Treaty
181
The Iowa Class
307
The Montana Class
329
Battleships at War 194145
345
Postwar
389
A The Monitors
405
B Damage at Pearl Harbor
415
List of U S Battleships
418
Battleship Data List
423

Reconstruction
189
Design Studies 192834
209
The North Carolina Class
243
The South Dakota Class
281
Notes on Sources
453
Index
458
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E. E. Cummings (1894-1962) was among the most influential, widely read, and revered modernist poets. His many awards included an Academy of American Poets Fellowship, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Bollingen Prize. Among his many volumes are The Enormous Room and Tulips & Chimneys.

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