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Aircraft carriers

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aircraft carriers -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Matt Doeden.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesPull ahead books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV874 .D64 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3392219M
    ISBN 100822526662
    ISBN 109780822526667
    LC Control Number2005001205
    OCLC/WorldCa57452479

    In most cases, the Navy can continually replenish resupply the carrier group, allowing it to maintain its position indefinitely. Photo courtesy U. The new carriers allowed military forces to transport short-range aircraft all over the world. Navy's first aircraft carrier, The author also draws on his experiences to detail the effectiveness of U. Admiral Kuznetsov is not particularly mechanically reliable, having broken down at sea in

    Cavour is feet long and displaces 27, tons, while the smaller Garabaldi is feet long and displaces just 13, tons. It was also used as a fire retardant material in many areas aboard ship, including non-skid flooring on decks and on bulk head walls. The experiments proved largely successful, and the various naval forces started adapting existing warships for this purpose. A few of the books are already available as download.

    Editorial Reviews "This is a broad and deep subject, but Haskew gives the reader a rich overview of the history of aircraft carriers in this single, well-illustrated volume. In Aircraft carriers book latter role, he directed naval gunfire against Haiphong and carrier strikes against Hanoi during Linebacker II. The America class is optimized towards carrying Marine aviation units and can carry a few more Ospreys. The primary mission of the aircraft carrier is to deploy and recover aircraft — effectively operating as a seagoing airbase. The US navy used most of their carrier against the very powerful Japanese Navy in the Pacific that was arguably the most capable carrier force at the beginning of the war.


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