U S Aircraft Carriers 1939 45

A detailed and fully illustrated account of United States aircraft carriers during World War II.

U S  Aircraft Carriers 1939 45

A detailed and fully illustrated account of United States aircraft carriers during World War II.

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U.S. Aircraft Carriers 1939-45
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Ingo Bauernfeind
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-31 - Publisher: Casemate

A detailed and fully illustrated account of United States aircraft carriers during World War II.
U.S. Aircraft Carriers 1939–45
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Ingo Bauernfeind
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-04 - Publisher: Casemate

A comprehensive account of the development of American aircraft carriers up to and during World War II. This extensively illustrated volume tells the dramatic yet successful story of US aircraft carriers in World War II by class, ranging from early pre-war designs to escort carriers built from destroyer hulls, to
US Navy Aircraft Carriers 1942–45
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Mark Stille
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Aircraft carriers were the US Navy's principal weapon against Japan during the Pacific War. Development of the Essex class began in 1939, becoming the largest class of carrier ever to be built. Early in the Pacific War it became renowned for its 'Sunday Punch' of 36 fighter planes, 36 dive
British Aircraft Carriers 1939–45
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Angus Konstam
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

With war against Germany looming, Britain pushed forward its carrier program in the late 1930s. In 1938, the Royal Navy launched the HMS Ark Royal, its first-ever purpose-built aircraft carrier. This was quickly followed by others, including the highly-successful Illustrious class. Smaller and tougher than their American cousins, the British
Carriers at War, 1939–1945
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Adrian Stewart
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-19 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

The author begins this fascinating book by tracing aircraft carrier development between the Wars. Eschewed by the Germans and Italians and with Britain squandering her early lead, the Americans and Japanese became front-runners.The Royal Navy learnt the hard way in the early stages of WW2 with the loss of HMS