Battleships of World War Two: An International Encyclopedia

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Naval Institute Press, 1998 - History - 320 pages
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"This encyclopedia is devoted to the battleships - some one hundred in number - serving or under construction during World War Two. The design and construction of each class of battleship is followed by the service histories of each ship, together with detailed data lists including construction, dimensions, armament, speed, armour and complement. For each class there is a general arrangement plan and elevation, and more than 200 photographs accompany the text and data."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
 

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This book offers a great introductory reference on the battleships in service during WWII. The figures stated for each class are almost always accurate, photos are included, and line drawings too ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
7
Brazil
23
Bretagne Class
39
Richelieu Class
53
Scharnhorst Class
73
H Class
90
Italy
156
Vittorio Veneto Class
169
Soviet Union
217
Sweden
232
iVea Yorfc Class
246
Pennsylvania Class
259
Tennessee Class
273
iVortz Carolina Class
289
oz2 Class
306
Index
319

Rso Class
187
Nagato Class
200

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About the author (1998)

Whitley is a well-known British naval historian.

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