This book examines the many amazing ships that have existed worldwide, and it includes the main battles or operations in which the ships have taken part. Each ship is illustrated with photos sourced from around the world, and technical details are also included. This is a must-have reference book for everyone interested in the ships that have helped make history.About the Author:
Captain Peter Hore served worldwide in the Royal Navy from 1962 to 2000, mostly in frigates and destroyers. He is a fluent linguist who also plays chess and sailed for the Royal Navy. During the Falklands War he was Joint Logistics Controller on Ascension Island, and he has headed both the Royal Navy's Applied Research Programme and its Non-Technical Research Programmes. His last appointment in uniform was as Head of Defence Studies during the British government's Strategic Defence Review, the rewriting of British Maritime Strategy, and the launch of a new concept of operations, the Maritime Contribution to Joint Operations. Peter Hore is now Associate Editor of Warships International Fleet Review, op-ed writer for Newsday in New York, and an obituarist for the Daily Telegraph in London. He is the author of many reviews and articles and of five books, the latest being Patrick Blackett: Sailor, Scientist and Socialist.
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Descripción Anness, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0754814076
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