- ISBN/SKU: 9781591143116
- Binding: Hardcover (USAC)
- Era: WWII
- Number of Pages: 416
- Subject: History
- Date Available: March 2011
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From the huge 15-inch guns carried by the Bismarck to the smallest machine gun used by coastal forces, this comprehensive encyclopedia covers every German artillery piece mounted afloat during World War II. All marks and variations of these weapons are described individually, including their mountings and the ammunition fired, along with extensive tabular data. The feature that makes this book unique, however, is the range and detail of the illustrations, including close-up photos, three-view drawings, and computer-generated full-color representations of the guns from every angle, making this the most complete reference available.
Miroslaw Skwiot, a Polish expert on World War II naval technology, has written widely on both WWII warships and weapon systems.