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This history of world-wide coastal defense since 1860 concentrates on classic gun-armed coast defense ships of the type that had its roots in the Civil War Monitor , and whose production ceased shortly before the second World War. The author also describes more recent forms of coastal defense, such as the missile boat and new high-tech forms of fixed defenses. He provides specifications and b&w photos and line drawings of the vessels he discusses. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Book Description Naval Inst Pr, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1557502706