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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<strong>Norman Friedman</strong>, is an internationally respected defence analyst and the author of seven other books in this warship design history series. His is a long-time columnist for <em>Proceedings</em> magazine.

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