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Aircraft-carrying ships of the Royal Navy

Maurice Cocker

Aircraft-carrying ships of the Royal Navy

by Maurice Cocker

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Published by History Press in Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157) and index.

StatementMaurice Cocker ; with a foreword by Jeremy Black
Classifications
LC ClassificationsV874.5.G7 C63 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24562810M
ISBN 109780752446332
LC Control Number2009292456

This book is a meticulously detailed history of British aircraft-carrying ships from the earliest experimental vessels to the Queen Elizabeth class, currently under construction and the . The book then explains how Britain led the world in the development of aircraft-carrying ships, soon to be followed by the United States and Japan. While ship-based aircraft operations in World War I had limited impact, they foreshadowed the aircraft carriers built in the s and s.

YEARS ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY. In , King George V granted the title 'Royal Australian Navy' to the ten year old Commonwealth Naval Forces and first allowed its vessels to be known as 'His Majesty's Australian Ships.' is the Centenary of the RAN (Royal Australian Navy) - this page soft-covered book was produced to help commemorate the achievements and record the history of . The German Imperial Navy’s submarine blockade nearly brought Great Britain to her knees and as a result the victorious navies continued the refinement of the submarine as an offensive weapon during the inter-war years. The Royal Navy pushed the envelope of innovation with the creation of the first ever aircraft carrying submarine, HMS M2.

“This superb book will undoubtedly become the definitive volume on British Aircraft carriers and naval aviation magnificent.”—Marine News This book is a meticulously detailed history of British aircraft-carrying ships from the earliest experimental. The book then explains how Britain led the world in the development of aircraft-carrying ships, soon to be followed by the United States and Japan. While ship-based aircraft operations in World War I had limited impact, they foreshadowed the aircraft carriers built in the s and : Potomac Books Inc.


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