Electronic e books download The Great Ships: British Battleships in World War II English version FB2 DJVU CHM 9780811735148 by Peter Charles Smith

The Great Ships: British Battleships in World War II

The Great Ships: British Battleships in World War II

by Peter Charles Smith

Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811735148
Pages: 475
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 12 Mb
Date posting: 2021-02-22
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Although naval development before World War II focused on aircraft carriers, the British nevertheless had new battleships-larger and more powerful than ever before-under construction when war broke out in 1939. The war would hasten the battleship's decline, but not before producing dramatic moments at sea around the globe: the hunt for the Bismarck, the sinking of the Scharnhorst, the defeat of the Graf Spee, and the earth-shattering bombardments on D-Day. Peter C. Smith recounts these and other stirring episodes of naval combat with verve and authority. About the Author: Peter C. Smith is the author of numerous ...