5 edition of Battlecruisers (Chatham ShipShape) found in the catalog.
by Chatham Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||128|
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This book traces the pre-war development of these spectacular warships, then describes their wartime exploits, using this to demonstrate their operational and mechanical performance. It examines what life was like on these wartime battlecruisers when they sailed into : Discover the best Battlecruiser books and audiobooks. Learn from Battlecruiser experts like Gary Staff and Mark Stille. Read Battlecruiser books like German Battlecruisers of World War One and British Battlecruiser vs German Battlecruiser with a free trial.
by William Thomas Generous, Jr. University Press of Kentucky ISBN I had high hopes for this book. I was expecting the cruiser equiva Book Review: Sweat Pea at War: A History of USS Portland - All the World's Battlecruisers. The battlecruisers that were built did indeed have a remarkable ability to withstand battle damage, as demonstrated by the Goeben, which suffered five mine hits on one occasion. Overall, this is a superb book on the type and an excellent primer for those who want to get the basic on these most interesting ships.”Author: Gary Staff.
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This book is an update of an earlier book by Roberts entitled simply "Battlecruisers" in Chatham's Shipshape series. The title of the present book is an upgrade in that it much better reflects the contents than the previous title/5(27). A book that describes all the battleships and battlecruisers of the world is “Conway’s All the World’s Battleships – to the Present” by Sturton ().
This is an excellent Conway book devoted solely to battleships and battlecruisers/5(9). I bought this with the other 2 New Vanguard books on battlecruisers, British Battlecruisers and British Battlecruisersand this would be my second favourite after the book covering the British WWI ships.
It’s layout is I similar to that book, however it covers the ships operation service in more detail here which is appreciated.4/5(33). The British battlecruisers fought in numerous battles in Battlecruisers book War I, such as the battles of the Falklands, Heligoland Bight and Dogger Bank.
But it is for the battle of Jutland inwhen three battlecruisers exploded and sank in one day, that these ships are best remembered. This book is set during the middle years of WWII on a battlecruiser -- a ship with the firepower of a battle ship, but with the speed and maneuverability of a cruiser.
The faults lie /5. 21 rows During the first half of the 20th century, many navies constructed or planned to build. The book is split into quite logical sections covering the ships origins, the pre-war battlecruisers, the WWI designs, their guns, machinery and armour before providing a conclusion on the type.
He does not cover any developments post World War 1, so anyone wanting to find out how the surviving battlecruisers were modernised for World War II Reviews: 8. The Lion class were a pair of battlecruisers built for the Royal Navy before World War med the "Splendid Cats", the ships were a significant improvement over their predecessors of the Indefatigable class in terms of speed, armament and armour.
These improvements were in response to the German battlecruisers of the Moltke class, which were in turn larger and more powerful than the first. This lavish, large size book with the detailed individual biographies of the seven German battlecruisers of the First World War has to be the key reference book on this endlessly fascinating subject.
This thoroughly absorbing book is extensively illustrated with a huge number of photographs, many newly or rarely seen, plus diagrams, including Released on: Ma This book was a little long in the tooth, perhaps since this is being billed as first in a series they're setting us up for additional plot points.
But I th Military sci-fi action novel. Earth of the future has been cut off from its colonies for over years/5(). Overall great book and probably my favourite of the 3 New Vanguard books mentioned on battlecruisers. A good companion book would be Ospreys Duel book German Battlecruisers vs British Battlecruiserswhich compares the types and goes more in depth to the battle actions of Dogger Bank and Jutland/5(25).
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I am happy to report this book is excellent in every way. A lavish Chapter is devoted to each of the seven German Battlecruisers completed between and in chronological order, beginning with SMS von der Tann and ending with SMS Hindenburg/5.
Battlecruisers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This second volume in the ShipShape series covers the development of one of /5(4). Having an interest in naval history, the RN especially and the Battlecruisers even more so, I was looking for something that described the way of life in what became the Battlecruiser fleet and also additional details of the action off Dogger Bank - both of which I found in this book/5(67).
Book: Cover Type. Hardcover. Add to cart. Overview Author Reviews. Overview. This is the most comprehensive, English-language study of the German Imperial Navy’s battlecruisers that served in the First World War.
Known as Panzerkreuzer, literally “armored cruiser,” the eight ships of the class were to be involved in several early North. The battlecruisers, brainchild of Admiral Sir John Fisher, combined heavy guns and high speed in the largest hulls of their era.
Conceived as 'super-cruisers', to hunt down and destroy commerce raiders, their size and gun-power lead to their inclusion in the battlefleet as a fast squadron of capital ships. This book traces the development of. This book traces in detail the development of Fisher’s original idea into the first battlecruiser Invincible ofthrough to the “Splendid Cats” of the Lion class, and culminating in HMS Hood inthe largest warship in the world for the next twenty years.
The term battlecruiser or battle cruiser designated large warships of the kind exemplified by the Resurgent-class Star Destroyer, the Bulwark-class battle cruiser and the Praetor-class Star Battlecruiser.
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With the Battlecruisers book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A British journalist provides a full and intimate picture of /5. Their Design, Construction and Operations.
Author: Gary Staff; Publisher: Seaforth Publishing ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This is the most comprehensive study yet in the English language of the German Imperial Navy's battlecruisers that served in the First World War.The U.S.
Naval Institute provides an independent forum for those who seek to advance and strengthen the naval profession.Book review CW 47 - German Battlecruisers Reviewed by Martin J Quinn March Classic Warship Publishing has released a new book, the 47th in it's Warship Pictorial line.
This one focuses on the battlecruisers, or Großer Kreuzer, as the Germans called them, of the Imperial German High Seas Fleet in World War I.