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Shipcraft 12 - Essex Class Aircraft Carriers of the Second World War Steve Backer

Shipcraft 12 - Essex Class Aircraft Carriers of the Second World War

Steve Backer

Published March 19th 2009
ISBN : 9781848320185
Paperback
64 pages
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Essex Class Carriers of the Second World War The latest volume covers the hugely important American carrier of the Second World War. Built in larger numbers than any fleet carrier before or since, the Essex class can claim to be the US Navys mostMoreEssex Class Carriers of the Second World War The latest volume covers the hugely important American carrier of the Second World War. Built in larger numbers than any fleet carrier before or since, the Essex class can claim to be the US Navys most significant weapon in the defeat of Japan. Carrying up to 100 aircraft and capable of absorbing enormous punishment (not one was sunk), they spearheaded the Fast Carrier Task Forces for most of the... Full description