The World Encyclopedia of Submarines, Destroyers & Frigates : Features 1300 Wartime and Modern Identification Photographs: a History of Destroyers, Frigates and Underwater Vessels from Around the Worl Hardback
This expertly researched volume is divided into two parts, the first half focussing on the history of destroyers and frigates, and the second on the submarine.
Each section has a history and chronological directory featuring the major vessels of that era. The opening section charts the development of the destroyer from its origin as a fragile torpedo boat through to the classic torpedo-armed fleet destroyer.
The second half of the book features a history of the submarine and chronicles a century of submarine development. Illustrated with over 1300 photographs and artworks, this authoritative volume provides enthusiasts with key information about the world's destroyers, frigates and submarines.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 512 pages, over 1300 photographs
- Publisher: Anness Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/03/2011
- Category: Military & naval ships
- ISBN: 9780754820925