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BooksAircraft Carriers of the World, 1914 to the Present : An Illustrated Encyclopedia
by Roger Chesneau. United States Naval Inst., 1984.
Organized by country, Carriers of the World examines ships by class from oldest to most recent. Containing over 400 line drawings and photos, the work gives design information and a short service history of the ships.
Carrier : A Guided Tour of an Aircraft Carrier
by Tom Clancy. Penguin USA (Paper), 1999.
This behind-the-scenes tour of the aircraft carrier includes information on takeoffs and landings, flying into the danger zone, the aircraft onboard, and the role of the carrier in modern naval warfare. Included with the text are exclusive photographs, illustrations and diagrams.
The Fast Carriers : The Forging of an Air Navy
by Clark G. Reynolds. United States Naval Inst., 1992.
This book concentrates on the creation of the Air Navy during its most interesting period, 1941-45. The work details the change from the battleship navy to the fast carrier battle groups of today.
US Carriers at War
by Peter Kilduff. United States Naval Inst., 1997.
Read about some of the most interesting exploits of US Navy aircraft carrier operations. This book portrays stories of courage that often mark air operations from the flight decks of the US Navy aircraft carriers at war.
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