Battleships: An Illustrated History of Their Impact

Front Cover
ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 2004 - History - 229 pages
1 Review

From ancient times to World War II and the postwar period, "Battleships" charts the evolution of the vessel that ruled the seas--a vessel that, until the arrival of the aircraft carrier, would be the most expensive and complex human-made moving object in history.

  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Wooden Battleships Through the Age of Fighting Sail 2000 BC1804
1
Steam Ironclads The Industrial Revolution at Sea 18001889
15
The Early Battleship Era 18891905
71
HMS Dreadnought and the Battleship During World War I 19061914
87
Battleships Between the World Wars 19181938
113
Battleships During World War II and After 1939 to the Present
125
Ironclads and Battleships Through History
153
Number of Completed Ironclads
199
Number of Completed Dreadnoughts
200
Lost Ironclads
201
Dreadnoughts Lost to Misadventure
203
Battleships Lost to Misadventure
205
Glossary
207
References
211
Index
217
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2004)

Stanley L. Sandler retired after 14 years as a command historian with the U.S. Army's Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Bibliographic information