Series: Squadron/Signal On Deck

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USS Alabama - On Deck No. 1 by Al Adcock1
USS Lexington (CV-16) - On Deck No. 2 by Al Adcock2
Ohio-Class Submarine - On Deck No. 3 by Jim Goodall3
USS Pampanito - On Deck Color Series No. 4 by Robert C. Stern4
ELCO 80 PT Boat - On Deck Color Series No. 5 by David Doyle5
Nimitz Class Aircraft Carriers - On Deck No. 6 by Jim Goodall6
Iowa-Class Battleships - On Deck No. 7 by David Doyle7
Higgins PT Boats On Deck (26008) by David Doyle8
USS Kidd On Deck (26010) by David Doyle10
USS Massachusetts On Deck (26011) by David Doyle11

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  1. U.S. Battleships: An Illustrated Design History by Norman Friedman (1985)
  2. PT Boats in Action - Warships No. 7 by T. Garth Connelly (1994)
  3. The Battle of the Atlantic : September 1939-May 1943 by Samuel Eliot Morison (1947)
  4. Destroyers Escorts of the World War Two: Warship's Data Special by Thomas F. Walkowiak (1987)
  5. Battleship Dreadnaught by John Roberts (1992)
  6. The Battle of Leyte Gulf 23-26 October 1944 by Thomas J. Cutler (1994)
  7. Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War by Eric Lacroix (1997)
  8. They Were Expendable by W. L. White (1942)
  9. American Battleships : A Pictorial History of BB-1 to BB-71, with Prototypes Maine & Texas by Max R. Newhart (1995)
  10. Mountaineer Battlewagon: U.S.S. West Virginia (BB-48) by Myron J. Smith (1981)
  11. Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan by Clay Blair (1975)
  12. Return to Midway by Robert D. Ballard (1999)
  13. Thunder Below!: The USS *Barb* Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II by Eugene B. Fluckey (1992)
  14. Midway 1942: Turning point in the Pacific by Mark Healy (1993)
  15. Fletcher, Gearing & Sumner class destroyers in World War Two (The warship perspectives series) by Jeffery J Herne (1998)

Series description

'The 'Walk Around/On Deck' series is about the details of specific military equipment using color and black-and-white archival photographs and photographs of in-service, preserved, and restored equioment. 'Walk Around' titles are devoted to aircraft and military vehicles, while 'On Deck' titles are devoted to waeships. They are picture books of 80 pages, focusing on operational equipment, not one-off or experimental subjects.' From the back of the title page for "USS Alabama", 'On Deck' number 1.


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