British Battleships of World War One (Hardback)
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British Battleships of World War One (Hardback)

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Hardback 344 Pages
Published: 01/12/2012
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This superb reference book achieved the status of 'classic' soon after its first publication in 1986; it was soon out of print and is now one of the most sought-after naval reference books on the secondhand market. It presents, in one superb volume, the complete technical history of British capital ship design and construction during the dreadnought era. One hundred years ago at Jutland, Dogger Bank, Heligoland Bight and the first battle for the Falklands, might squadrons of these great armoured ships fought their German counterparts for command of the seas. Beginning with Dreadnought, the book continues to the end of the First World War, and all of the fifty dreadnoughts, 'super-dreadnoughts' and battlecruisers that served the Royal Navy during this era are described and superbly illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Each class of ship is described in detail so that design origins, and technical and operational factors, are discussed alongside characteristics, with special emphasis on armament, armour and machinery. Fully detailed data tables are included for every class, and more than 500 photographs and line drawings illustrate the text. A delight for the historian, enthusiast and ship modeller, it is a volume that is already regarded as an essential reference work for this most significant era in naval history and ship design.

Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781848321472
Number of pages: 344
Dimensions: 289 x 245 mm
Edition: Revised ed.


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The Dreadnought capital ships up to the Courageous - class - their history, detailed technical background, many fine line drawing and photographs. Naval- History Which is rated as one of the best reference books available. First rate work10/10. The Great War

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