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Monitors of the Royal Navy : How the Fleet Brought the Great Guns to Bear

By: Crossley, Jim

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pen & Sword: 2016

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19030565

ISBN: 1473877148

Condition: Fine


232 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Monitor warships mounted the biggest guns ever deployed by the Royal Navy, and played an undeniably important part in Allied efforts during World War I and World War II. Built as cheap and "disposable" from ship scraps, monitor warships astonished allies and enemies alike with their devastating ability to accurately reach targets up to ten miles or more inland. This volume covers the origins of monitors and their evolution from birth as eighteenth century bomb ketche... View more info