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Ironclads: An Illustrated History of Battleships from 1860 to WWI

by Peter Hore

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This is actually a misleading title. Most of the book is taken up by a class by class description of predreadnoughts (ie from the 1890s onwards). Earlier ships are hardly touched upon. Still, a useful introduction to predreadnoughts. ( )
  CharlesFerdinand | Apr 30, 2010 |
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The book opens with the history of these fascinating vessels, providing detailed personal accounts of the battles and operations in which they played a crucial role, the commanders in charge, and the people who were instrumental in the design and technical innovations of the period. Then follows a detailed and comprehensive directory of more than 60 of the major battleships of the era, providing in-depth and fascinating information about the history, construction, appearance and function of each, as well as at-a-glance information about the battleship's statistics, such as the country of origin, launch date, size, weight and performance.Naval forces & warfare.… (more)

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