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In the Shadow of the Battleship: Considering the Cruisers of World War II

Richard Worth

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ISBN 10: 1934840521 / ISBN 13: 9781934840528
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Paperback. 48 pages. Dimensions: 9.8in. x 7.9in. x 0.2in.Participating in almost every major sea battle in World War II, cruisers found themselves pressed into a myriad of roles. They escorted battle lines, guarded convoys, patrolled oceans--even acted as mini-battleships, going toe-to-toe with dreadnoughts three times their size. Their duties ranged from the tedious but necessary to the desperate and deadly, yet history has given them little attention. In the Shadow of the Battleship gives these ships their due, with essays to explain the lineage and quirks that made cruisers what they were--the cornerstone of maritime supremacy. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781934840528

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Title: In the Shadow of the Battleship: Considering...

Publisher: Nimble Books LLC

Binding: Paperback

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Participating in almost every major sea battle in World War II, cruisers found themselves pressed into a myriad of roles. They escorted battle lines, guarded convoys, patrolled oceans--even acted as mini-battleships, going toe-to-toe with dreadnoughts three times their size. Their duties ranged from the tedious but necessary to the desperate and deadly, yet history has given them little attention. In the Shadow of the Battleship gives these ships their due, with essays to explain the lineage and quirks that made cruisers what they were--the cornerstone of maritime supremacy.

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Richard Worth is a writer with credits ranging from drama for a nationally syndicated radio series to regular articles in Center Stage magazine. His nonfiction has won the Award for Excellence in Military History from the Association of the United States Army, and he is a contributor to the Naval Gazette and Warships International.

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