Featuring the greatest warships ever to set sail, Warships Inside Out is a highly illustrated exploration of the workings of some of the most significant warships built from the first Ironclad in 1859 to the present day.
Illustrated with detailed artworks and full-colour photographs, Warships Inside Out features 50 of the key warships to be used in service. Arranged chronologically, each vessel has a magnificent fully-annotated cutaway artwork, and accompanying artworks and photographs showing both the ship’s interior and exterior in detail.
Each entry also has full design and development history. The book examines the key battleships, submarines, patrol boats, minehunters and aircraft carriers from all the major naval powers.Highly detailed specifications for each vessel give the country of origin, type, date of launch and commission, displacement, engine details, speed, dimensions and armament. All of the most significant warships are featured, including Gloire, Scharnhorst, Bismarck, Ark Royal, Iowa, Fearless, Tarawa, Ohio, Kursk and Visby. Packed with colourful illustrations and data, Warships Inside Out is an essential reference guide for modellers, military historians and naval enthusiasts.
About the Author
Robert Jackson is a writer on naval, aviation, and military affairs, and has more than 90 books to his name, including The Encyclopedia of Ships and The Royal Navy in World War II. He lives in Darlington, England.