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Author Osborne, Eric W.

Title Destroyers : an illustrated history of their impact / Eric W. Osborne.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2005]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  359.8354 OSB    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Weapons and warfare series
Weapons and warfare series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-286) and index.
Contents Introduction to encyclopedias of weapons and warfare series / Spencer C. Tucker -- The technological revolution leading to the development of destroyers, 1750-1860 -- From experimental vessel to warship, 1860-1918 -- Advancements during the interwar years and World War II, 1919-1945 -- The Cold War and after, 1946-2004 -- Destroyers and frigates of the world.
Subject Destroyers (Warships) -- History.
ISBN 1851094792 (hardback) (alkaline paper)
1851094849 (ebook)

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