By Ian Johnston
Иллюстрированная история боевых кораблей.
Spanning virtually centuries, from the conflict of Trafalgar to the Gulf conflict, this illustrated background
explores the quick evolution of battleship deployment, effectiveness, and layout from canvas to steam,
timber to metal armor, muzzle-loading cannons to missiles.
Special awareness is given to the postWorld conflict I palms race that witnessed the U.S., Germany,
France, Italy, and Japan vying for the brawniest maritime muscle. additionally tested are the consequences of
advanced submarine and aviation applied sciences at the battleship, and the result of particular circumstances
like the sinking of the Hood through the Bismarck and the assault on Pearl Harbor.