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Author Name:    LENTON, H.T. Navies of the Second World War

Title:   American Battleships, Carriers, and Cruisers. 2nd printing of 2nd US edition, in dustjacket

Publisher:    1968, 

Seller ID:   85775

LENTON, H.T. American Battleships, Carriers, and Cruisers. Garden City : Doubleday & Company, Inc., (November 1972). Second Printing of the Second Edition. Pp (2),3-160. Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, black cloth. In the Navies ofthe Second World War series. "This book describes all the classes of battl eships, carriers and cruisers which were in service with the American navy during the war years. Details are given of displacement, dimensions, protection, machinery, armament and complement, and there is and individual entryon each vessel, including those laid down during the war but not completed until afterwards. Cancelled battleships and battlecruisers of the First Wo rld War are included, to show the evolution of these categories, and all cancelled contracts relating to the Second World War are also given. Thus thereader can can appreciate in their entirety the scope of the war programme , the attendant technical advances, and the ability of the Americans to incorporate the practical experience of war into their new designs. This second edition has been completely revised to incorporate much greater detail onprotection and wartime modifications, and at the same time bring up-to-dat e information on ship fates." - from rear dj flap. Very good in dustjacket,(closed tears to dj). 18.00


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