|Autor: David Doyle
Aus der Reihe: "Legends of Warfare - Naval".
Alle Texte in englischer Sprache - full english text.
The USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship in the United States Navy's last, and most battle-worthy, battleship class, which also included the New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Missouri. This volume explores Iowa's design, construction, launehing, and commissioning, as well as its extensive wartime activities in both World War II and Korea. Also covered are its post-Korea years in the reserve "mothball fleet," recommissioning in 1984, and coverage of the tragic 1.989 turret explosion that killed forty-seven sailors. The carefully researched photos, many of whith have never before been published, are reproduced in remarkable clarity, and eoupled with descriptive and informative captions, this book puts the realer an the deck of this historie warship throughout her history.
Hardcovereinband im Standardbuchformat mit 128 Seiten und zahlreichen Abbildungen.
- Launching and Fitting Out
- Commissioning and Shakedown
- USS Iowa goes to War
- War in Korea
- The long Rest
- Return to Service
Neubuch aus dem Verlag Schiffer Publishing, 2017.
Gewicht: 860 Gramm
|| 29,50 EUR