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US fast battleships, 1938-91

Lawrence Burr

US fast battleships, 1938-91

the Iowa class

by Lawrence Burr

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Published by Osprey in Oxford, Long Island City, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Naval operations,
  • Naval History,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Iowa Class (Battleships),
  • History,
  • Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

    StatementLawrence Burr ; illustrated by Peter Bull
    SeriesNew Vanguard -- 172, New vanguard -- 172.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV815.3 .B877 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24905173M
    ISBN 101846035112
    ISBN 109781846035111
    LC Control Number2010549420
    OCLC/WorldCa503042138

    ahead with the design of a 45, ton "super battleship" which would be the fastest the world had ever seen. A year after the London Treaty was ratified; its restrictions were lifted to accommodate construction of the IOWA Class battleships. The IOWAs were the fastest and most survivable surface ships when they appeared in , and they saw. The four battleships of the Iowa class, the crowning achievement of U.S. battleship construction, had exceptionally long careers and each in their way left a distinctive mark not only on the U.S. Navy but on naval history at large. Built as the ultimate American battleship and designed to engage the major units of the Japanese and German fleets, the vessels were commissioned in the closing.

    The United States kept pace with other naval powers in terms of battleship design heading into World War 2. There are a total of [ 24 ] WW2 U.S. Battleships () entries in the Military Factory.   The fast, slim Iowas class ships, however, diverged from the historical practice in battleship construction in the United States. Unlike their counterparts in other countries, U.S. battleship.

    The first, corresponding to the rise of the United States to first-class naval rank, began in and came to an abrupt halt with the signing of the Naval Limitations Treaty in The second building phase began in and was effectively finished in with the commissioning of USS Missouri (BB), the last of ten battleships completed. Osprey New Vanguard US Fast Battleships –91 Boeken, strips, tijdschriften, Non-fictie, Geschiedenis en militair! US Fast Battleships –91 Osprey New Vanguard Verzamelingen.


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