Hms Belfast: Cruiser 1939 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Johnstone Bryden

Hms Belfast: Cruiser 1939 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Richard Johnstone Bryden year 2013
  • Book name: Hms Belfast: Cruiser 1939
  • Author: Richard Johnstone Bryden
  • Release date: 2013/2/10
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781848321557
  • Rating: 8.92 of 10
  • Votes: 690
  • Review by: Averi Pringle
  • Review rating: 9.03 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/5
  • Total pages: 128
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: HMS Belfast, originally a Royal Navy light cruiser, is now permanently moored on the Thames in London. One of ten Town-class cruisers she saw service on the icy Arctic convoys during the Second World War and was also present for the bombardment of the D-Day beaches in 1944. Later, she saw service during the Korean War. As is the case for many historic ships, however, there is a surprising shortage of informative and well illustrated guides, for reference during a visit or for research by enthusiasts - ship modellers, naval buffs, historians or students. This new series redresses the gap. Written by experts and containing more than 200 specially commissioned photographs, each title takes the reader on a superbly illustrated tour of the ship, from bow to stern and deck by deck. Significant parts of the vessel - for example, the gun turrets and engine rooms - are given detailed coverage both in words and pictures, so that the reader has at hand the most complete visual record and explanation of the ship that exists.In addition, the importance of the ship, both in her own time and now as a museum vessel, is explained, while her design and build, and her career prior to exhibition are all described. No other books offer such superb visual impact and detailed information as the Seaforth Historic Ship Series - a truly groundbreaking concept bringing the ships of our past vividly to life.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H31M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ships & Shipping, Naval Forces & Warfare, Maritime History, Military & Naval Ships, Military Vehicles
  • Available formats: EPUB, PRC, AZW3, PDF, TXTz, TXT, DOC, WORD. Compressed in RZ, ZIP, RAR, DEB, TBZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.18 USD
  • Dimensions: 172x246x8mm
  • Weight: 392g
  • Printed by: Seaforth Publishing
  • Published in: Barnsley, United Kingdom
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