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Aircraft carriers [electronic resource] : an illustrated history of their impact / Paul Fontenoy.

By: Fontenoy, Paul E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Weapons and warfare series: Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, c2006Description: 1 online resource (viii, 407 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781851095780 (electronic bk.); 1851095780 (electronic bk.); 1280710772; 9781280710773.Subject(s): Aircraft carriers -- History | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Marine & Naval | Porte-a�eronefs -- HistoireGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Aircraft carriers.DDC classification: 359.9/4835 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preliminaries; CONTENTS; Origins and Early Development of the Aircraft Carrier; The Aircraft Carrier Matures; Capital Ships; chapter four The Cold War and After; Joint Operations; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Summary: This vivid volume describes the fascinating history of aircraft carriers, first deployed successfully in World War I by the Imperial Russian Navy, and indispensable to the Allied victory in World War II, now the strategic centerpiece of the world's most powerful navies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-387) and index.

Preliminaries; CONTENTS; Origins and Early Development of the Aircraft Carrier; The Aircraft Carrier Matures; Capital Ships; chapter four The Cold War and After; Joint Operations; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.

This vivid volume describes the fascinating history of aircraft carriers, first deployed successfully in World War I by the Imperial Russian Navy, and indispensable to the Allied victory in World War II, now the strategic centerpiece of the world's most powerful navies.

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Aircraft carriers by Fontenoy, Paul E. ©2006
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