- ISBN/SKU: 9781591140535
- Binding: Hardcover
- Era: 20th Century
- Number of Pages: 344
- Subject: World War I
- Date Available: November 2012
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This new edition of a classic work on British battleships is the most sought after book on the subject. Containing many new photographs from the author’s exhaustive collection this superb reference book presents the complete technical history of British capital ship design and construction during the dreadnought era. Beginning with Dreadnought, all of the fifty dreadnoughts, ‘super-dreadnoughts’ and battlecruisers that served the Royal Navy during this era are described and superbly illustrated with photographs and line drawings.
R. A. Burt has researched the design, construction and service histories of British battleships for many years, and has one of the most outstanding collections of photographs of the ships. He is an accomplished draftsman and illustrator, who lives in England.
~ Praise for British Battleships of World War One ~
“…A magnificent book….The text is well researched and well written and full of interesting and intriguing detail. It is a marvelous collection of information. There are also some comparisons to foreign ships and some quite interesting analyses that shed light on the issue of the relative strengths of the various Navies in WW I. British Battleships of World War One is a great book to read, stunning to look at, and a magnificent book to own!”