Contradictory. The operational careers of the ships are chronicled in detail. Incidents that challenged a ship's design adequacy, particularly from the standpoint of damage resistance, are discussed. Originally published in 1976 with the subtitle U.S. Battleships in World War II, the book has undergone significant revision. Not only has it been brought up to date with the addition of a new chapter covering the Iowa-class reactivation through 1992, but the book now.Kitsap County aided in the exterior preservation of the Missouri, which became one of the leading tourist attractions in the Bremerton-area of Washington. ... and Japan was in the process of building battleships with what were believed to have 16-in guns and a speed of 30 kt. ... During this period also the Outer Zone came into existence and our Navy has been quick to recognize its importance to a fleet anbsp;...
|Author||:||William H. Garzke, Robert O. Dulin|
|Publisher||:||Naval Institute Press - 1995-01|