Dreadnought: A History of the Modern Battleship

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Periscope Publishing Ltd., Jun 1, 2003 - Battleships - 268 pages
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The battleship era began with the launch of HMS Dreadnought in 1906 and ended when air power became the dominant force. Many battleships remain household names and the losses of the Hood, Bismarck, Yamato and Arizona still echo through the decades because of their fascinating stories.
 

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Contents

Dreadnought Origins
14
First Generation Dreadnought Controversy and Competition 19061912
32
The New Testament Ships
80
GreaterThanEver Guns
104
The Dreadnought at War 137
36
Dreadnought Survival and Renaissance
60
H Refits Rebuildsand Rearmament 179
78
The Second World War 223
80
Dreadnought Specifications
236
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About the Author:
Richard Hough, a well-known naval historian, is author of the acclaimed The Fleet that Had to Die and numerous other books.

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