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Navy Yearbok 1944 by Andrews and Engel, First Edition

Navy Yearbok 1944 by Andrews and Engel, First Edition

NAVY YEARBOOK

Edtited by Phillip Andrews and Leonard Engel

Jacqueline Wilion, Associate Editor

Photographic record of the Navy Activities during World War Two. An excellent photographic record of the ships and planes from the major navies taking part in World War II with additional statistical data for each class of ship and aircraft.

DUELL, SLOAN AND PEARCE
NEW YORK

CONTENTS

  • NAVAL CHRONOLOGY-WORLD WAR II (Narative)
  • BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC (Narative)
  • U. S. NAVY TO WORLD WAR II (Narative)
  • U. S. NAVAL CONSTRUCTION (Narative)
  • U. S. COAST GUARD (Narative)
  • U. S. NAVAL AVIATION (Narative)
  • U.S. Navy (Photographs of Ships and Aircraft)
  • GREAT BRITAIN (Narative and Photographs)
    Includes British Commonwealths and India
  • U. S. S. R. (Narative and Photographs)
  • FRANCE (Narative and Photographs)
  • ITALY (Narative and Photographs)
  • GERMANY (Narative and Photographs)
  • JAPAN (Narative and Photographs)

DATA SECTION

In the pages that follow, the details of armor and armament given are few in comparison with earlier reference volumes. The reason is that nearly all belligerent warships have been refitted one or more times since 1939 and extensively altered as to both armor and armanment. Authenitc details of present euipment are seldom available.

Number of crew is also usually omitted, for the great increaswe in anti-aircraft batteries has resulted in large additions to crews above the war complements listed three years ago and present crew figures are, of course, restricted too. In general, a large aircraft carrier today may have more than 2500 men aboard her, a new battleship nearly 2000, an older one above 1500 (instead of 1100 to 1300), a 10,000-ton cruiser 900 to 1100 in place of 650 to 900, a medium-sized destroyer, 150.

  • UNITED STATES
  • GREAT BRITAIN
  • CANADA
  • AUSTRALIA
  • INDIA
  • NEW ZEALAND
  • OTHER BRITISH
  • U. S. S. R.
  • FRANCE
  • ITALY
  • GERMANY
  • JAPAN
  • SMALLER ALLIED NAVIES
  • SMALLER AXIS NAVIES
  • PRO-ALLIED NON-BELLIGERENTS
  • OTHER COUNTRIES

 

  • WAR LOSS SECTION
  • ADDENDA
  • INDEX

COPYRIGHT, 1944, BY PHILLIP ANDREWS
All rights reserved including the right to reproduce this book or portion thereof in any form.

FIRST EDITION

ENGRAVED AND PRINTED IN SHEET-FED GRAVURE AND LETTERPRESS
BY THE BECK ENGRAVING COMPANY, INC.
PHILADELPHIA, NEW YORK, AND BOSTON, U. S. A.
FAIRMAT GRAVURE PAPER SUPPLIED BY THOMAS N. FAIRBANKS COMPANY, INC.
GRAVURE INK FROM SINCLAIR & VALENTINE COMPANY
BINDING BY RUSSELL-RUTTER COMPANY
JACKET DESIGN BY ERIK NITSCHE


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