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Imagen de New Vanguard Nº 262 British Ironclads 1860-75
New Vanguard Nº 262 British Ironclads 1860-75
Autor: Konstam, Angus
In November 1859, the French warship La Gloire was launched. She was the world's first seagoing ironclad - a warship built from wood, but whose hull was clad in a protective layer of iron plate. Britain, not to be outdone, launched her own ironclad the following year - HMS Warrior - which, when she (...)
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Imagen de Hunt the Bismarck : The Pursuit of Germany's Most Famous Battleship
Hunt the Bismarck : The Pursuit of Germany's Most Famous Battleship
Autor: Konstam, Angus
Hunt the Bismarck tells the story of Operation Rheinubung, the Atlantic sortie of the Nazi Germany's largest battleship in May 1941.Bismarck entered service in the summer of 1940. She was well-armed, with eight 15-inch guns as well as a powerful array of lighter weapons, while her armoured (...)
Categoría: Militares
Imagen de New Vanguard Nº279. American Privateers of the Revolutionary War
New Vanguard Nº279. American Privateers of the Revolutionary War
Autor: Konstam, Angus
During the American War of Independence (1775-83), Congress issued almost 800 letters of marque, as a way of combating Britain's overwhelming naval and mercantile superiority. At first, it was only fishermen and the skippers of small merchant ships who turned to privateering, with mixed results. (...)
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