Cruisers of World War 2 is a compilation of all
the cruisers in existence during World War 2. All operational details
and a history of cruisers of the major combatatants and neutral
powers is included.
All the cruisers of 18 countries are covered, with
a representive photo or drawing of each class, and listings of all
vessels within that class along with date laid down, launch and
completion dates, and ultimate fate. Vital statistics given include
displacement, length and beam, machinery and performance details,
range, armor, guns, torpedoes, aircraft and complement. In addition,
design features, modifications, and service histories are provided
in brief but comprehensive narrative sections.