Traces the history of aircraft carriers since 1914, chronicling the role played by these ships in World War II and in modern defense systems.
|Statement||Antony Preston ; illustrations by Tony Gibbons, Peter Sarson, Tony Bryan.|
|Series||Modern military techniques|
|Contributions||Gibbons, Tony, ill., Sarson, Peter, ill., Bryan, Tony, ill.|
|LC Classifications||V874 .P74 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||84009669|
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“Aircraft Carriers” is the story of flattops, from the earliest merger of air and sea, in words and pictures. Beginning with Theodore Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet it navigates the early days of sea planes, when the water itself was the field, through the advent of those warships modified into . “Aircraft Carriers” is the story of flattops, from the earliest merger of air and sea, in words and pictures. Beginning with Theodore Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet it navigates the early days of sea planes, when the water itself was the field, through the advent of those warships modified into 4/5. Carriers didn't play a huge role in World War I, but they were central to the air combat of World War II. For example, the Japanese launched the attack on Pearl Harbor from aircraft carriers. Today, super aircraft carriers are a crucial part of almost all major U.S. military operations. While the ship itself isn't especially useful as a. 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 .