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Cold War Fleet
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Clive Taylor, Sue Taylor
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-21 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Cold War Fleet is a selection of photographs of Royal Navy vessels from the 25 years from 1966 to 1991. Each is reproduced at an exceptionally high standard, accompanied by a detailed caption. Many of the photos are completely unique and have never been published, such as the images of
Fighters Over the Fleet
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Norman Friedman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-15 - Publisher: US Naval Institute Press

Fighters Over the Fleet is an account of the parallel evolution of naval fighters for fleet air defense and the ships they sought to defend. This volume concentrates on the three main advocates of carrier warfare: the Royal Navy, the U.S. Navy, and the Imperial Japanese Navy. Because radar was
Cold War Britain
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: M. Hopkins, M. Kandiah, G. Staerck
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-13 - Publisher: Springer

Britain and the Cold War, 1945-1964 offers new perspectives on ways in which Britain fought the Cold War, and illuminates key areas of the policy formulation process. It argues that in many ways Britain and the United States perceived and handled the threat posed by the Communist bloc in similar
US Navy Cold War Guided Missile Cruisers
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Mark Stille
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Faced with an increasingly formidable anti-ship cruise missile threat from the Soviet Union in the early days of the Cold War, and with the recent memory of the kamikaze threat from World War II, the USN placed a great priority on developing air defence cruise missiles and getting them to
Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: John Lehman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-05 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents. When Ronald Reagan took office in January 1981, the United States and NATO were losing the Cold War. The USSR had superiority in conventional weapons and manpower in Europe, and