Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated History of Their Impact (Weapons and Warfare)




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This vivid volume describes the fascinating history of aircraft carriers, first deployed successfully in World War I by the Imperial Russian Navy, and indispensable to the Allied victory in World War II, now the strategic centerpiece of the world's most powerful navies.

• Eighty photographs of all the important aircraft carriers from before World War I to the present, including many operated by lesser-known navies
• A reference section providing essential physical details, basic design information, modifications, and brief service histories for 80 aircraft carriers or classes from 1912 to the present


Content:-
Introduction to Encyclopedias of Weapons and Warfare Series, Spencer C. Tucker
Chapter one: Origins and Early Development of the Aircraft Carrier
Chapter two: The Aircraft Carrier Matures
Chapter three: Capital Ships 
Chapter four: The Cold War and After
Chapter five: Joint Operations
Reference Section
Bibliography
Index
About the Author


Author Details
"Paul Fontenoy" earned his degrees from King’s College, London, East Carolina University, and London University. After a career in commercial aircraft operations, he returned to academia and taught at New York University.




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