U.S. Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated Design History

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Naval Institute Press, 1983 - History - 427 pages
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This fully illustrated series offers detailed descriptions of the evolution of all classes of the principle U.S. combatant types, as well as plans, profiles, and numerous detailed photographs.

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Tracing the design of aircraft carriers from USS Langley, a converted collier, to USS Nimitz with its nuclear power, this book is a gem for anyone interested in how and why ships are designed in a ... Read full review

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Norman Friedman is a prominent naval analyst and the author of more than thirty books, including Naval Firepower, British Cruisers of the Victorian Era, Naval Weapons of World War On, and British Destroyers. He lives in New York City.

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