Naval Warfare
World Encyclopedia of Battleships
World Encyclopedia of Battleships
Trade Paperback      ISBN: 0681068515
The World of the Battleship: The Design and Careers of Capital Ships of the World's Navies, 1900-1950
The World of the Battleship
The Design and Careers of Capital Ships of the World's Navies, 1900-1950
Hardcover      ISBN: 0870219065

This new volume is intended to present a global vision of the development of the world's battleships. In a collection of chapters by international, the design, building, and career of a significant battleship from each of the world's navies is explored that illuminates not just the ships but also the communities of officers and individuals that served in them and, more broadly, the societies and nations that built them.

Each chapter explains the origins of a ship, her importance as a national symbol, and her place in the fleet. This is a highly original and significant book on the great capital ships of the world.