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Aircraft Carriers By Bernard Ireland

Aircraft Carriers
by Bernard Ireland

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Presents a history of the aircraft carrier's development and a comprehensive country-by-country visual directory of more than 170 of the world's aviation ships over nearly a century. Each directory entry is accompanied by a specification panel detailing country of origin, the company that built the carrier, and construction and completion dates.
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Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated History of Aircraft Carriers of the World, from Zeppelin and Seaplane Carriers to V/STOL and Nuclear-powered Crriers - Featuring Over 170 Aircraft Carriers with 500 Photographs by Bernard Ireland

This unique and impressive encyclopedia is both a fascinating history of the aircraft carrier's development and a comprehensive country-by-country visual directory of more than 170 of the world's aviation ships over nearly a century. Each directory entry is accompanied by a specification panel detailing country of origin, the company that built the carrier, construction and completion dates, displacement, dimensions, types of aircraft carried, armament, power and performance. With magnificent illustrations and up-to-date information, this book provides both enthusiasts and historians with key information about the world's aircraft carriers, and is an essential reference for everyone interested in naval aviation.

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About Bernard Ireland


Bernard Ireland has a lifelong interest in naval history and development, having spent 30 years in ship research for the Admiralty in the Royal Naval Scientific Service. He has also worked as an illustrator for the shipping industry, producing artist's impressions and technical cutaways for companies such as Canadian Pacific and Blue Star Lines, and has produced illustrations for the Port of London Monthly and technical posters for the Science Museum, South Kensington. He is the author of over 25 specialist naval books, together with major contributions to numerous partworks and journals on the history of ships.

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Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated History of Aircraft Carriers of the World, from Zeppelin and Seaplane Carriers to V/STOL and Nuclear-powered Crriers - Featuring Over 170 Aircraft Carriers with 500 Photographs by Bernard Ireland
Bernard Ireland
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Anness Publishing
2006-01-10
256
0754815994
9780754815990
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.