The Aircraft Carrier IntrepidBook - 1982
The Essex-class aircraft carriers are famous for their effectiveness and reliability as warships and the mammoth construction programs they initiated. Built in 1941, the Intrepid (CV11) was one of the class of twenty-four vessels constructed during and immediately after World War II. Carrying ninety aircraft each, they formed the main air strength and striking power of the U.S. Pacific Fleet against the Japanese from 1943 to 1945. Written by well-known warship historian John Roberts, this classic reference on this classic ship features the extensive diagrams and photographs that this series has become Justify famous for it also offers an authoritative description of the concepts, design, modifications, and operational history of the Intrepid and a new large-scale fold-out plan.
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c1982.
Branch Call Number: MC 359.3255 ROB
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill. ; 25 x 26 cm.