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    British Battleships of World War One (Hardback) By (author) R. A. Burt

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    DescriptionThis superb reference book achieved the status of 'classic' soon after its first publication in 1986; it was soon out of print and is now one of the most sought-after naval reference books on the secondhand market. It presents, in one superb volume, the complete technical history of British capital ship design and construction during the dreadnought era. One hundred years ago at Jutland, Dogger Bank, Heligoland Bight and the first battle for the Falklands, might squadrons of these great armoured ships fought their German counterparts for command of the seas. Beginning with Dreadnought, the book continues to the end of the First World War, and all of the fifty dreadnoughts, 'super-dreadnoughts' and battlecruisers that served the Royal Navy during this era are described and superbly illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Each class of ship is described in detail so that design origins, and technical and operational factors, are discussed alongside characteristics, with special emphasis on armament, armour and machinery. Fully detailed data tables are included for every class, and more than 500 photographs and line drawings illustrate the text. A delight for the historian, enthusiast and ship modeller, it is a volume that is already regarded as an essential reference work for this most significant era in naval history and ship design.


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    Title
    British Battleships of World War One
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) R. A. Burt
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 344
    Width: 245 mm
    Height: 289 mm
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781848321472
    ISBN 10: 1848321473
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWN, TRLD
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK, 3JJF, JWMV2
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    DC23: 623.8252094109041
    Illustrations note
    350 b/w photos & more than 150 line drawings
    Publisher
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Seaforth Publishing
    Publication date
    25 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Barnsley