British Battleships 1939-45 (1): Queen Elizabeth and Royal Sovereign Classes

Queen Elizabeth and Royal Sovereign Classes
Osprey Publishing
  • erschienen am 1. April 2009
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 48 Seiten
978-1-84603-388-9 (ISBN)
With the outbreak of World War II, Britain's Royal Navy and her fleet of battleships would be at the forefront of her defence. This title reviews the development of these British battleships from their initial commissioning to their modifications and wartime service, with descriptions of the effectiveness of the main armament of individual ships.
  • Englisch
  • Großbritannien
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Höhe: 241 mm
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  • Breite: 180 mm
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  • Dicke: 3 mm
  • 159 gr
978-1-84603-388-9 (9781846033889)
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Angus Konstam is one of Osprey's most prolific authors, with over 30 published titles. In addition he has written more than 25 books for other publishers.

His Osprey titles include British Battlecruisers 1939-45, British Motor Torpedo Boats 1939-45 (both New Vanguard Series), and a string of other nautical titles. His other works include Hunt the Bismark (Naval Institute Press, 2003), PT Boats (Ian Allen, 2005) and Warships (PRC, 2001). He has also written a 100 edition part-work series on Naval History for Osprey/Del Prado.

His latest book is Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate (Wiley, 2006). A former naval officer, maritime archeologist and maritime museum curator, Angus has a long and passionate love affair with the sea, maritime history and warships. For more details visit the author's website at
"In all, it makes for an excellent primer on the subject and fully meets this reviewer's expectations of books in this series. If you want to learn about the subject, I know you will find it to be equally useful. Buy with confidence." --Scott Van Aken, (April 2009)

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