World War I seaplane and aircraft carriers

por Lardas, Mark

valoración
(0 Comentarios)
Comenta y valora este libro

  • Editorial: Osprey Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-4728-1378-7
  • Páginas: 48
  • Dimensiones: 0 cm x 24 cm
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Idiomas: Inglés
  • Fecha de la edición: 2016

Materias:

NOVEDAD!!

pvp.15,50 €

En stock. Entrega en 24 / 48 horas


Información detallada:

Resumen del libro

In 1910 the first aircraft was successfully launched from a small wooden platform on a stationary ship. Just four years later, seaplane-carrying warships were being used to launch the first naval air raids, and by 1918 the first aircraft carrier to feature a full-length flight deck was in service. High quality artwork and historical photographs help author Mark Lardas tell the fascinating story of the pioneering years of naval aviation, covering such historic clashes as the Japanese siege of Tsingtao, the British raid against German Zeppelin bases at Cuxhaven, and the Battle of Jutland, which saw the first airplane take part in a naval battle. Through detailed analysis he explores their development from hastily adapted merchant ships to the launch of HMS Argus, the first aircraft carrier to have a full-length flight deck, and shows how they paved the way for the aircraft carriers of the future.

Otros libros de Lardas, Mark

  • Lardas, Mark

    USS Lawrence vs HMS Detroit "The War ...

    Osprey Publishing (2017)

    A fully illustrated study that investigates the clash between British and US sloops-of-war on the inland lakes of North America during the War of 1812. It will appeal to all those interested in the Age ...

    valoración

    NOVEDAD!!

    pvp.16,50 €

  • Lardas, Mark

    British Frigate vs French Frigate: 1793-1814

    Osprey Publishing (2013)

    In the Age of Fighting Sail (1650-1820), ambitious officers of the navies of many nations sought command of a frigate. Speedy, nimble and formidably armed, frigates often operated independently, unlike the larger ships of the ...

    valoración

    pvp.19,00 €

  • Lardas, Mark

    Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis "Flamborough Head 1779"

    Osprey Publishing (2012)

    The clash between the American Bonhomme Richard and the British HMS Serapis during the American Revolutionary War is perhaps the most famous single-ship duel in history. This epic battle between two very similar ships - ...

    valoración

    pvp.16,00 €


Otros libros de Siglos XIX, XX

  • Hornfischer, James D.

    The fleet at flood tide "America at ...

    Ballantine Books (2017)

    From the award-winning historian who has been acclaimed as "doing for the Navy what popular historian Stephen Ambrose did for the Army," here is an unprecedented account of the extraordinary World War II air, land, ...

    valoración

    NOVEDAD!!

    pvp.39,00 €

  • Olender, Piotr

    Russo-turkish naval war 1877-1878

    Stratus S.C. (2017)

    The Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78 was a conflict between the Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Orthodox coalition led by the Russian Empire and composed of Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, and Montenegro. Fought in the Balkans and ...

    valoración

    NOVEDAD!!

    pvp.35,00 €

  • Herman, Arthur

    Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior

    Random House (2017)

    A new, definitive life of an American icon, the visionary general who led American forces through three wars and foresaw his nations great geopolitical shift toward the Pacific Rim'from the Pulitzer Prize finalist and bestselling ...

    valoración

    NOVEDAD!!

    pvp.27,00 €

  • Paterson, Lawrence

    Hitler's forgotten flotillas

    Pen and Sword (2017)

    This study of the Kriegsmarines Sicherungsstreitkräfte, their security forces, fills a gap in the study of the German navy in World War II. This book describes the wide array of vessels including patrol boats, minesweepers, ...

    valoración

    NOVEDAD!!

    pvp.32,00 €

  • Lardas, Mark

    USS Lawrence vs HMS Detroit "The War ...

    Osprey Publishing (2017)

    A fully illustrated study that investigates the clash between British and US sloops-of-war on the inland lakes of North America during the War of 1812. It will appeal to all those interested in the Age ...

    valoración

    NOVEDAD!!

    pvp.16,50 €


Utilizamos cookies propias y de terceros para mejorar nuestros servicios y facilitar la navegación. Si continúa navegando consideramos que acepta su uso.

aceptar más información