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The Battlecruiser Hood (Anatomy of the Ship)

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The destruction of the HMS Hood by the Bismarck in 1941 was one of the most shocking episodes in the history of the Royal Navy. Built during World War I, it was the largest, fastest and one of the most handsome capital ships in the world. This entry in the Anatomy of a Ship seriesand#8212;now in paperand#8212;features a detailed description of every aspect of the beloved battlecruiser. In addition to analyzing the genesis of its design and its contemporary significance, this exceptional study features superb line drawings, technical details, and the Hood's full service history.

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The largest British cruiser of the Second World War, HMS Belfast had an eventful career, later fighting in Korea and undergoing a complete modernization. Explore the ship in detail through visually exciting, totally comprehensive drawings, including plans, explanatory perspective views, exploded diagrams, and descriptive keys. Ship buffs, historians, and model makers will enjoy insight into this special ship and its technicalities.and#160;

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Made famous by Captain Cook's first Pacific voyage, the Endeavor was chosen by the Admiralty for her strong construction and converted for the journey. Take a close-up look at the ship through a complete set of superbly executed line drawings and photos, including more than 300 perspective and three-view images with in-depth descriptive keys, and a large-scale plan on the cover flaps.and#160;and#160;and#160;

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John Roberts is widely recognized for his contributions to warship literature. He was editor of Warship for six years and is the coauthor of the standard works on British battleships and cruisers of the Second World War period. His superb warship plans led one authority to describe him as and#8220;the best draughtsman in the UK.and#8221; His two previous volumes for Conway, on the Dreadnought and Intrepid, were widely acclaimed.

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ISBN:
9781844862023
Author:
Roberts, John
Publisher:
Conway
Author:
Watton, Ross
Author:
Marquardt, Karl Heinz
Subject:
Military - Naval
Subject:
Military-Naval History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20130903
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150 b/w illus.
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
9.5 x 10 in

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Product details 136 pages Conway Maritime Press - English 9781844862023 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
The largest British cruiser of the Second World War, HMS Belfast had an eventful career, later fighting in Korea and undergoing a complete modernization. Explore the ship in detail through visually exciting, totally comprehensive drawings, including plans, explanatory perspective views, exploded diagrams, and descriptive keys. Ship buffs, historians, and model makers will enjoy insight into this special ship and its technicalities.and#160;

and#160;

"Synopsis" by ,
Made famous by Captain Cook's first Pacific voyage, the Endeavor was chosen by the Admiralty for her strong construction and converted for the journey. Take a close-up look at the ship through a complete set of superbly executed line drawings and photos, including more than 300 perspective and three-view images with in-depth descriptive keys, and a large-scale plan on the cover flaps.and#160;and#160;and#160;

and#160;

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