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British Cruisers Of The Victorian Era

Gradually evolving from the masted steam frigates of the mid-nineteenth century, the first modern cruiser is not easy to define, but for the sake of this book the starting point is taken to be Iris an

ISBN10 : 1473803128 , ISBN13 : 9781473803121

Page Number : 350


British Cruisers

For most of the twentieth century Britain possessed both the worldÂ’s largest merchant fleet and its most extensive overseas territories. It is not surprising, therefore, that the Royal Navy always sh

ISBN10 : 1848320787 , ISBN13 : 9781848320789

Page Number : 320


British Battleships 1889 1904

This volume brings to completion the reissue of R A Burt's magnificent bestselling three-volume history of British battleships, and it covers the pre-dreadnought era which has, in recent years, acquir

ISBN10 : 1848322747 , ISBN13 : 9781848322745

Page Number : 352


The Late Victorian Navy

A reappraisal of the late Victorian Navy, the so-called `Dark Ages', showing how the period was crucial to the emergence of new technology defined by steel and electricity.

ISBN10 : 9781843833727 , ISBN13 : 1843833727

Page Number : 323


The British Battleship 1906 1946

The British battleship is one of the most intensely studied of all naval topics, but it is also among the most popular. Norman Friedman is one of the most highly regarded of all naval writers, with an

ISBN10 : 1848322259 , ISBN13 : 9781848322257

Page Number : 400


German Battlecruisers Of World War One

This is the most comprehensive study yet in the English language of the German Imperial Navy's battlecruisers that served in the First World War. Known as Panzerkreuzer, literally 'armoured cruiser',

ISBN10 : 1848322135 , ISBN13 : 9781848322134

Page Number : 335


British Destroyers

In the late nineteenth century the advent of the modern torpedo woke the Royal Navy to a potent threat to its domination, not seriously challenged since Trafalgar. For the first time a relatively chea

ISBN10 : 9781848320499 , ISBN13 : 1848320493

Page Number : 320


U S Cruisers

What happened to this important warship over the last century is the subject of this book, the only account of the U.S. cruiser development based on internal navy files. It presents a complete history

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Page Number : 496


Killing The Bismarck

In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, accompanied by heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, broke out into the Atlantic, to attack Allied shipping. The Royal Navy's pursuit and subsequent destruction of Bi

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Page Number : 304