British Battleships of World War Two : The Development and Technical History of the Royal Navy's Battleships and Battlecruisers from 1911 to 1946. First Edition in dustjacket

By: RAVEN, Alan ROBERTS, John

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RAVEN, Alan and John ROBERTS. British Battleships of World War Two : The Development and Technical History of the Royal Navy's Battleships and Battlecruisers from 1911 to 1946. ( London) : Arms & Armour Press, (1976). First Edition. Pp [1]-436. With over 600 illustrations including 16 fold-out pagesand four pages in full colour. Index. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to s pine. Law 1002. "This large and lavishly-illustrated volume presents a comprehensive account of the design and construction of the British battleshipsthat served in the Second World War - from the Queen Elizabeth class to Va nguard. Much of the information contained in this book, which is the resultif exhaustive research conducted over many years, is published for the fir st time, for only recently have official documents of the period been made available to the public." - dj. Contents : 1. The Queen Elizabeth Class, 1912 to 1919. 2. The Royal Sovereign Class, 1913 to 1919. 3. Renown and Repulse, 1914 to 1919. 4. Hood, 1915 to 1920. 5. From the Armistice to Washington, 1918 to 1921. 6. The Washington Conference, 1921 to 1922. 7. Nelson and Rodney, 1922 to 1930. 8. The Modernisation of the Battle Fleet, I.:1922 to 1930. 9. Replacement plans and the London Naval Treaty, 1927 to 1930. 10. The Aftermath of the London Naval Treaty, 1930 to 1939. 11. The Modernisation of the Battle Fleet, II.: 1930 to 1946. 12. The Genesis ot the King George V Class, 1933 to 1936. 13. The King George V Class, 1937 to 1946. 14. TheLion Class, 1937 to 1944. 15. Vanguard, 1939 to 1946. 16. War, 1939 to 194 5. 17. Cause and Effect. 18. What Price? Appendices: 1. Ordnance. 2. Fire-control; 3. Rodney's gunnery action with Bismarck. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 300.00

Title: British Battleships of World War Two : The Development and Technical History of the Royal Navy's Battleships and Battlecruisers from 1911 to 1946. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: RAVEN, Alan ROBERTS, John

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Arms & Armour Press, London, 1979, ISBN:0853681414:

Seller ID: 35499

Keywords: NAUTICAL NAVAL UNITED KINGDOM BATTLESHIPS NAVY WARSHIPS SHIPS HISTORY BATTLECRUISERS WW1 WW2,