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An edition of U.S. Aircraft Carriers (1983)

U.S. Aircraft Carriers

An Illustrated Design History

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This edition was published in by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md.

Written in English

427 pages

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U.S. aircraft carriers: an illustrated design history
1983, Arms and Armour
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U.S. Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated Design History
April 1983, Naval Institute Press
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U.S. Aircraft Carriers

First published in 1983



U.S. Aircraft Carriers

An Illustrated Design History

This edition was published in by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md.


Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Key to Line Drawings
Introduction
1 The Role of the Carrier in the U.S. Navy
2 Beginnings: The Langley, Lexington, and Saratoga
3 Carrier Spectrum Studies and the USS Ranger, 1922-29
4 The Yorktown Class
5 The Return to Smaller Dimensions, 1934-39
6 The ORANGE War Mobilization Carriers
7 The Essex Class
8 Austere Carriers for Was Production
9 The Midway Class
10 The New Fleet Carrier of 1945
11 The Super-Carrier United States
12 The Forrestal Class and Its Successors
13 Carrier Modernization
14 Nuclear Carriers
15 Return to the Small Carrier: CVV, 1972-78
16 Postwar ASW Carriers
17 The Amphibious-Assault Carriers
Appendices
A Out of the Mainstream
B Catapults
C Arresting Gear
D Magazine Loads
E Carrier Characteristics
F Vital Statistics of Carrier Types
Notes on Sources
Index

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
623.8/255/0973
Library of Congress
V874.3 .F74 1983, V874.3.F74 1983

Contributors

Illustrator
A.D. Baker III

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
viii, 427 p. :
Number of pages
427

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3494412M
ISBN 10
0870217399
ISBN 13
9780870217395
LC Control Number
82014357
Library Thing
1687245
Goodreads
1521849

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