Ultimate Military Machines: Warships

Author: Tim Cooke
Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Category: Battles, Transportation Books for Children
Age Group: 9+
Book Format: Paperback

From wooden Greek galleys to vast battleships bristling with huge guns, warships have provided vital defense for nations around the globe. Throughout history, warships have become faster, stronger - and ever more deadly. This book follows the history of warships from the iron-clad vessels used in the American Civil War to today's gigantic aircraft carriers that can accommodate for over 60 fighter jets.

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction

1: What is a warship?

1: Warship role

1: Destroyers and Frigates

1: Warship Firepower

1: Missile Power

1: Warship Crew

1: Special Forces

1: Warship History

1: Pacific Warfare

1: Around the World

1: Gallery

1: Glossary

1: Further Reading

1: Index
About Tim Cooke
Tim Cooke is a graduate of Oxford University. He has worked in children's publishing for over 20 years, and has written or contributed to dozens of books on a wide range of subjects. Among his publications as writer or editor are numerous sets about military history, particularly the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War. He has also written extensively about general history, both ancient and modern.


SKU BK-9780750296762
Barcode # 9780750296762
Brand Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Artist / Author Tim Cooke
Shipping Weight 0.3700kg
Shipping Width 0.210m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.260m

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