ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / History / Military / Pictorial

Aircraft Carriers of the United States Navy: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

| £11.66 | €13.11 | Ca$18.91 | Au$18.66
by Michael Green
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Aircraft Carriers of the United States Navy: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Michael Green

In 1922 the US Navy commissioned its first small experimental aircraft carrier. This was followed into service by two much larger and capable carriers in 1927 with five more being built prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor including three large Yorktown class.??To take the offensive against the Japanese Navy, the American Congress funded by far the largest carrier building programme in history based on the Essex class, a larger version of the pre-war Yorktown vessels. Of the twenty-six ordered, fourteen were commissioned in time to see Second World War service. These were joined by many smaller classes of carriers, including light carriers and escort carriers.?Post-war ever larger and more capable carriers were commissioned. Since 1975, when the first of a fleet of ten nuclear-powered Nimitz class carriers was commissioned, they have epitomized United States superpower status and worldwide power projection. These are due to be replaced in the decades to come with the even more sophisticated nuclear-powered Gerald R. Ford class.??Compiled and written by Michael Green, Aircraft Carriers of the United States Navy contains superb images of all the different types of classes of carriers employed by the US Navy since 1922. These and its highly informative text and captions give the reader a broad overview of this fascinatin

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 703164

Ebook Details
Pages: 192
Size: 53.5 MB
Publisher: Pen and Sword Maritime
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781473854444 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:of 5 selections every 5 days allowed
Printing:of 5 pages every 5 days allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > History > Military > Aviation
Nonfiction > History > Military > Naval
Nonfiction > History > Military > Pictorial

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Business & Economics
Nonfiction > Political Science > International Relations
Nonfiction > History > Military
Nonfiction > Religion > Christianity > Christian Life
Nonfiction > History > Modern
Nonfiction > Religion > Christianity
Nonfiction > Religion > Christianity > Theology > Apologetics
Nonfiction > Poetry > American
Fiction > Suspense
Fiction > Thrillers
Nonfiction > Health & Fitness > Alternative Therapies
Nonfiction > Drama > Russian & Former Soviet Union
Nonfiction > History > Military > World War II
Nonfiction > History > Military > Vietnam War
Nonfiction > Religion > Christianity > Education
Nonfiction > History > Military > Aviation
Nonfiction > History > Military > Naval
Nonfiction > History > Military > Pictorial
Nonfiction > History > Military > Weapons
Nonfiction > Religion > Inspirational
Nonfiction > History > Military > United States
Nonfiction > Political Science
Nonfiction > Family & Relationships > Death, Grief, Bereavement
Nonfiction > Social Science > Death & Dying
Nonfiction > Travel > United States > Northeast > Middle Atlantic (General)
Nonfiction > History > Native American
Nonfiction > History > United States
Nonfiction > Social Science > Ethnic Studies > Native American Studies

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016