Encyclopedic in scope, this single-volume reference
is devoted to the one hundred battleships that served or were under
construction in World War II. The handsome work details and illustrates
the design and construction of each class of battleship with complete
histories for each ship. This encyclopedia is devoted to the battleships
- some one hundred in number - serving or under construction during
World War Two.
The design and construction of each class of battleship
is followed by the service histories of each ship, together with
detailed data lists including construction, dimensions, armament,
speed, armour and complement. For each class there is a general
arrangement plan and elevation, and more than 200 photographs accompany
the text and data. 250 photos and illustrartions. 320 pages.