The World of the Battleship
The Design and Careers of Capital Ships of the World's Navies, 1900-1950
ISBN10: 0870219065 ISBN13: 9780870219061 Publisher: Naval Inst Pr Published: Oct 15 2018 Pages: 440 Weight: 4.60lbs. Height: 10.50" Width: 9.75" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
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.