Illustrated with detailed artworks and full-colour photographs, Warships is a comprehensive study of the key warships built since the nineteenth century. Arranged chronologically, each vessel has a cutaway artwork labelled with key items of interest, and accompanying photographs showing both the ship's interior and exterior in detail. Each entry also has full design and development history, and descriptions of any active service. The book explores warships from the industrial age up to the latest hi-tech carrier, and includes numerous submarines as well as battleships from all the major naval powers.With detailed specifications for each vessel, all the major warships up to the present day are featured, including the Bismarck, the German U-boat, the Ark Royal and the Nimitz-class, making Warships an essential reference guide for modellers, military historians and naval enthusiasts.
Robert Jackson is a former pilot and navigational instructor. Now a full-time writer in military, naval and aviation affairs, he has over 90 books to his name, including Spitfire, B-17 Flying Fortress, The Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft and Warplanes of World War II. He lives in Darlington, County Durham, UK.