The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers

The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers

by Scott MacDonald
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In 1910, the great battleship with huge guns was the ultimate expression of naval power. Yet, already one rival had appeared with the emergence of submarines whose torpedoes could sink the largest of battleships. Soon, an even deadlier rival appeared. At first, the new flying machines didn't seem to be much of a threat as they were in their infancy. Naval opinion varied from outright dismissal of them to 'wait and see'. Yet there were pioneers who understood that they would be essential to naval dominance. Within 50 yrs., their efforts had made the aircraft carrier into the new Queen of the seas. The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers is a compilation of of

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ISBN-13: 9780985973056
Publisher: Defense Lion Publications
Publication date: 10/09/2012
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

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