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By titleFighting Ships of the World


Fighting Ships of the World

Moving from the first steam war vessels to the present day, "Fighting Ships of the World" is a celebration of over 550 of the finest battleships, carriers, submarines, destroyers and cruisers ever built. Arranged in alphabetical order, the book provides a selective guide to the best and most interesting ships built in over 50 years of firepower at sea. Each individual ship is illustrated with a full-colour artwork, with its design, development and service record covered in a paragraph of text.

Format: 200 x 161mm (7 3/4 x 6 1/4")
Extent: 608pp
Illustrations: 600 col a/ws
Text: 120000 words


Author details:

A native of St. Louis, Robert Jackson is the great-grand A native of St. Louis, Robert Jackson is the great-grandson of a carpenter who helped build the palaces in Forest Pason of a carpenter who helped build the palaces in Forest Park for the 1904 World's Fair. He has trained for two marathork for the 1904 World's Fair. He has trained for two marathons on the park's restored grounds. Although he has sincens on the park's restored grounds. Although he has since lived in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City, he remain lived in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City, he remains a loyal St. Louisan, especially during baseball season whes a loyal St. Louisan, especially during baseball season when the Cardinals are playing. Robert Jackson studied Americann the Cardinals are playing. Robert Jackson studied American literature and culture at New York University, where he rec literature and culture at New York University, where he received his Ph.D. This is his first book. eived his Ph.D.Steve Crawford has written a number of books on military subjects, including Tanks of World War II, Deadly Fighting Skills of the World, The SAS at Close Quarters, The Eastern Front Day by Day" and Battleships and Carriers," He lives in the south of England.