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The 29th volume of this perennially acclaimed annual maintains the well-established high standards of original research articles, news and reviews from the world of warship history. Included in this volume are articles on the IAcna, Baden and Novorossiisk, the attack by British torpedo planes on the German High Seas Fleet that was planned for 1918, the Grand Fleet''s destroyer base at Port Edgar, the Japanese Hatsuharu class, the development of Italian aircraft carriers and the Victorian constructor Sir Nathaniel Barnaby.''Warship Notes'' is devoted to the fascinating backwaters of warship history; the ''Naval Year in Review'' is a summary of the important events and developments of the previous year; ''Reviews'' is one of the few places offering a comprehensive service detailing significant books and websites.This plan proved unrealizable when Fiat failed to produce the required large Diesel engines before 1 943 . ... Meanwhile, in August 1935 the Air Forcea#39;s traditional opposition to the very idea of a naval air service was seriously undermined ... to demand, in front of the shocked Mussolini, a land-based, long- range and wheeled torpedo- bomber- in effect the tri-motor S.81, ... More diplomatically Cavagnari proposed in 1937 the integration of the battle fleet and a future oceanic light cruiseranbsp;...

Author:Antony Preston, John Jordan, Stephen Dent
Publisher: - 2007


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