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River Gunboats

Author : Roger Branfill-Cook  |  Pub Date : 2017-07-15  |  Publisher : US Naval Institute Press

ISBN 10 : 1591146143
ISBN 13 : 9781591146148

The first recorded engagement by a steam-powered warship took place on a river in 1824 when the Honourable East India Company's gunboat Diana moved into action on the Irrawaddy Riv..



Torpedo

Author : Roger Branfill-Cook  |  Pub Date : 2014-08-27  |  Publisher : Seaforth Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781848322158
ISBN 13 : 1848322151

The torpedo was the greatest single game-changer in the history of naval warfare. For the first time it allowed any small, cheap torpedo-firing vessel Ð and by extension a small, ..



Mississippi River Gunboats Of The American Civil War 1861 65

Author : Angus Konstam  |  Pub Date : 2013-01-20  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472800619
ISBN 13 : 1472800613

At the start of the American Civil War, neither side had warships on the Mississippi River and in the first few months both sides scrambled to gather a flotilla, converting existin..



Gunboats On The Great River

Author : Gregory Haines  |  Pub Date : 1976-01-01  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015008456504
ISBN 13 :

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The Royal Navy S Air Service In The Great War

Author : David Hobbs  |  Pub Date : 2017-09-30  |  Publisher : Seaforth Publsihing

ISBN 10 : 9781848323506
ISBN 13 : 1848323506

In a few short years after 1914 the Royal Navy practically invented naval air warfare, not only producing the first effective aircraft carriers, but also pioneering most of the tec..



Warships Of The Imperial Japanese Navy 1869 1945

Author : Hansgeorg Jentschura  |  Pub Date : 1999  |  Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN 10 : 1854095250
ISBN 13 : 9781854095251

This illustrated encyclopedia features every warship of the Imperial Japanese Fleet from its inception in 1869 to its final defeat in 1945. It includes ironclads, battleships, subm..



Armoured Trains

Author : Paul Malmassari  |  Pub Date : 2016-11-14  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781848322639
ISBN 13 : 1848322631

The military was quick to see the advantages of railways in warfare, whether for the rapid deployment of men or the movement of heavy equipment like artillery. From here it was a s..



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