U.S. Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated Design History
This fully illustrated series offers detailed descriptions of the evolution of all classes of the principle U.S. combatant types, as well as plans, profiles, and numerous detailed photographs.
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The Role of the Carrier in the U S Navy
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