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Title:
Bombers versus battleships : the struggle between ships and aircraft for the control of the surface of the sea
Author:
Hamer, David, 1923-2002.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xv, 399 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
General Note:
First published in 1998 by Allen & Unwin.
Language:
English
Contents:
Beginnings of air power -- Between the wars -- Norway: 9 April-13 June 1940 -- Taranto: 11-12 November 1940 -- Crete: 20 May-1 June 1941 -- Hunt for Bismarck: 21-27 May 1941 -- Pearl Harbor: 7 December 1941 -- Sinking of Prince Wales and Repulse: 10 December 1941 -- Channel dash by Scharnhorst and Gneisenau: 11-12 February 1942 -- Ceylon: 3-9 April 1942 -- Coral Sea: 3-8 May 1942 -- Midway: 3-7 June 1942 -- Malta convoy: 10-15 August 1942 -- Santa Cruz: 25-27 October 1942 -- Bismarck Sea: 1-4 March 1943 -- Philippine Sea: 15-20 June 1944 -- Leyte Gulf: 20-25 October 1944 -- Tirpitz: 11 November 1944 -- Okinawa: 1 April-21 June 1945 -- Post-war developments: 1945 onwards.
ISBN:
9781557500434
Format :
Book