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Discussion in 'The War at Sea' started by Tiornu, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. Tiornu

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    Looks very interesting. Does it have a short history of every vessel as well, like the books by Whitley have?
     
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    No. The focus of the text is more on design histories and general assessments.
     
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    Off course ( for orthodox christians) :wink:
    Will you write a review of the book? Pretty please?
     
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    Here's my review:
    It's the best book ever written!
    [Please note that I am completely unbiased and that my opinion is definitive. All humans will love this book more than their own offspring.]
    [A little over the top...?]
    I'm hoping that the publisher will get a "Look Inside" posted at Amazon so you can see for yourself if it's likely to interest you. I suspect it will, if you have any interest in the Soviet Navy or WWII navies in general. The contents are arranged in six chapters: battleships, cruisers, destroyers, submarines, miscellaneous vessels, and war's-end booty. Appendices give tabular data on weaponry and small craft. Our aim was to give a strong visual presentation with text that wasn't just fluff and filler. If you've seen FLEETS OF WORLD WAR II, you'll have an idea how I approach the subject.
     
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    Ah! Ian's book will be considerably revised and expanded from the original version.
    I see they're also listing Warship 2008 on that page, but Christmas has to stop sometime. Warship will include an article on the Pr 7/7U destroyers that Vladimir and I wrote.
     

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