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Cruisers of World War Two

An International Encyclopedia

by M. J. Whitley

  • 223 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Book Sales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime history,
  • Military vehicles,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Shipbuilding technology & engineering,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • Sale Adult - History - Military / War,
  • Transportation,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Sale Books

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8625589M
    ISBN 101860198740
    ISBN 109781860198748

    USS Indianapolis (CL/CA) was a Portland-class heavy cruiser of the United States Navy, named for the city of Indianapolis, ed in , the vessel served as the flagship for the commander of Scouting Force 1 for eight years, then as flagship for Admiral Raymond Spruance in and while he commanded the Fifth Fleet in battles across the Central Pacific during World War ft carried: 4 × floatplanes.   though not much is known about the 6 light cruisers in the world war two german fleet becuase they saw little combat there are still a interesting class of warship. this book is a highlly detailed book on the emeden,k class cruisers and leipzig and nurmberg light ,l of detailed information and drawings and many photos of each ship /5(12).

    This book sets out to provide a coherent history of the fortunes of this ship-type in the twentieth century. It begins with a brief summary of development before the World War I and an account of a few notable cruiser actions during that conflict that helped define what cruisers would look like in the post-war world. This book is about not just World War II but it is also about the Stalinist repression of the areas known as the borderlands, which Snyder has termed the ‘bloodlands.’ Snyder is looking at the deliberate mass murder of civilians in a particular zone of Europe between about , at the start of the second Ukraine famine, and

    Review. Mark Stille distills and dissects Italian Cruisers of World War II in the th installment of Osprey's extensive "New Vanguard" range.. Contents commence with notes on post-WWI political influences and Regina Marina design factors – as well as on weapons, fire control, and radar.. Coverage then segues to summaries of major surface actions – and thence to every .   This book is an excellent primer for those interested in learning about Italian cruisers of World War Two." - IPMS/USA. Book Description. Packed with illustrations and technical detail, this is a rare insight into the design, capabilities and war record of Italy's World War II cruisers. It is a must-have for naval enthusiasts, wargamers /5(24).


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Cruisers of World War Two by M. J. Whitley Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is an extremely detailed book on the history of the cruiser, from their pre-First World War origins through the Second World War. Heavily illustrated, the book provides detailed descriptions of every class of ship in international navies, from the point their keels were laid through their modifications and upgrades, to their active service/5(32).

British Cruisers of World War Two Hardcover – September 1, by Alan Raven (Author)5/5(4). Illustrated with hundreds of archive photographs and line drawings, Cruisers of World War Two is large-format, comprehensive reference on the subject.

Within one volume, it describes all the cruisers extant, completed or laid down during the period by the nations of the World/5(16). “AMERICAN CRUISERS Of WORLD WAR II” By Steve Ewing. From December 7, until Septemberseventy-four (74) American cruisers fought in at least one battle against Germany, Japan or both and therefore received recognition by the award of a battle star.

This book is the story of those 74 victorious cruisers with one or more battle stars. Though ostensibly about the Royal Navy's cruiser force during the Second World War, Alan Raven and John Roberts provide in this book a far more comprehensive compilation, one that begins with the pre-First World War Arethusa class and concludes with the postwar completions of wartime programs/5.

The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War a signatory to the Washington Naval Treaty, the Regia Marina immediately attempted to reinforce its treaty-limited battleship force by building seven laton heavy cruisers.

Italian light cruisers also possessed an interesting design history and were involved in every. rows  The class is named after the first ship of this class to be completed (Deutschland). First published inthis National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller traces the rise and fall of Nazi Germany from Adolf Hitler’s birth.

The warships of the World War II era German Navy are among the most popular subjects in naval history with many books devoted to the subject. However, for a concise but authoritative summary of the design history and careers of the major surface ships, it is difficult to beat the six volumes in the Warships of the Kriegsmarine series.

Now in paperback for the first. During World War II, the need for smaller light cruisers arose. This resulted in the the Italian Capitani Romani class, the Royal Navy's Dido and Bellona classes and the USN's Atlanta class.

These small cruisers were armed, respectively, with " (mm), " and 5" main battery guns and were designed to counter enemy aircraft and large. Buy CRUISERS OF WORLD WAR TWO 1st by WHITLEY M J (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(24). By World War II, these cruisers grew in weight until they displaced alm tons.

Serving for almost two decades, the Myoko class cruisers were involved in many notable naval actions. They took part in the Invasion of China and helped spearhead Japanese expansion throughout the Pacific.

The Italian Royal Navy (Regia Marina) operated one of largest cruiser forces of World War II. As a signatory to the Washington Naval Treaty, the Regia Marina immediately attempted to reinforce its treaty-limited battleship force by building seven laton heavy cruisers.4/5(1).

Wikimedia Commons has media related to World War II cruisers of the United States This category is for cruisers designed, built, or operated by the United States during World War II.

Japanese Light Cruisers of World War II in Action - Warships No. 25 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. At the beginning of Wo /5(3). These six cruisers all saw combat during World War II ; two, Königsberg and Karlsruhe, were sunk during the invasion of Norway in April Emden and Köln were destroyed by Allied bombers in the closing months of the war, and Leipzig was discarded after being badly damaged in a collision with the heavy cruiser Prinz cement: Ship displacement at full combat load.

This book traces the political processes which led to the treaties, describe the heavy cruisers designed and built to the same rules by each nation and then considers how the various classes fared in World War II and assesses which were the most successful."--Dust jacket.

A series of 40 illustrated books that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during World War II. Each book describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of.

The six cruisers of the Emden, Königsberg, and Leipzig classes all served in World War II, and only one—Nürnberg—survived the war intact.

Two were sunk during the invasion of Norway and the remaining three vessels were destroyed by Allied bombers in the final months of the war.

Nürnberg, the last cruiser completed by Germany, was seized by the Soviet Union and Displacement: Ship displacement at full combat load. to research a ship lost during WW1 or WW2, use the Ships Sunk search - information on 13, ships, Cruisers, Carriers, Battleships, Submarines, MTBs, Tanker, Cargo, Passenger etc, etc and for warships there will be a map to find out where it was sunk.

to research a battle follow the Actions menu - D-Day, Savo Island, the Battle of the River. With the end of World War II, cruisers began to fade away, especially as guided missiles emerged and submarines became more of a threat.

Today, the United States Navy has the most cruisers with 22 Ticonderoga-class vessels in service. Though the cruiser's heyday has come and gone, there's a chance they'll make a comeback.British Cruisers of World War Two by Alan Raven; John Roberts and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at During World War II, torpedo tubes proved to be advantageous on cruisers, especially in conditions of darkness or poor visibility.

Their omission on the Zaras reduced their fighting capability. Their relatively short range would have become a tactical limitation had the need for offensive operations arisen.