By Norman Polmar
This moment quantity of Norman Polmar's landmark learn info the function of providers within the unification of the U.S. military and strategic deterrence, fiscally restricted nice Britain, the improvement of British Commonwealth and ex-colonial navies, and the efforts of France and the Netherlands to rebuild their fleets. The function of the fashionable carrier-nine countries at the moment own them-is mentioned, as are the problems confronting international locations that may gather them. Chapters at the Soviet Union's attempt to provide companies are integrated for the 1st time. the advance of either provider planes and the numerous "oddball" airplane that experience flown from carriers-such because the U-2 undercover agent plane-are additionally tested. Appendixes comprise accomplished info on all vendors outfitted and switched over via 2006.
This quantity is a precious significant other to the seriously acclaimed quantity I, which covers plane provider improvement and operations from 1909 to 1945.
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