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.

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Dr. Norman Friedman is a defense analyst and historian specializing in the intersection of technology and national strategy. He was Deputy Director of National Security Studies at the Hudson Insitute in New York under Herman Kahn, and later was personal consultant to the Secretary of the Navy for a decade. The author of 33 books, he conducted or co-authored numerous studies, and served as a futurologist for the U.S. Marine Corps in 2002-2004.

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