U.S. Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated Design History

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Naval Institute Press, 1983 - History - 427 pages
This companion volume to Friedman's U.S. Destroyers assembles material on the history of the American aircraft carrier from the Langley of 1922 to the controversial nuclear-powered giants. Includes numerous black-and-white photographs and excellent ship plans. ISBN 0-87021-739-9 : $44.95.

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User Review  - EricCostello - LibraryThing

Not really a book for browsing; nor an entry-level book on the subject. This is a very deep dive into how the U.S.N. developed aircraft carriers from roughly 1920 to about 1970. It is accompanied by ... Read full review

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Norman Friedman, is an internationally respected defence analyst and the author of seven other books in this warship design history series. His is a long-time columnist for Proceedings magazine.

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