A history of the ‘Tribal’ class of destroyers built for the Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Australian Navy; with guns over torpedoes as a characteristic.
An account of the Operation Rheinübung, the German sortie into the north Atlantic during WWII, and the sinking of the battleship Bismarck.
In the last of our series on Destroyers and Escorts, we look at the confrontations between American and Japanese forces in the Solomons and Guadalcanal during WWII.
A history of the Destroyers and Escorts of Germany, Italy and Japan in the inter-war years, including the technical and armament developments.
The fourth of series on the Destroyer looks at the thinking and designs of destroyers from the late 1930s into World War II – including the role of US and French destroyers.
Continuing the history of the destroyer warship, we now look at the types of British destroyers and some crucial encounters during World War II – including the sinking of Japanese heavy cruiser, Haguro.
The second part of the history of the destroyer warship – from the competition faced by the British in the period up to World War I, through the inter-war period, to World War II.
A history of the destroyer, from its earliest designation as torpedo boat catchers to torpedo boat destroyers up to World War I, outlining developments in construction and speed.
A history of the cruisers of the Axis powers – namely Germany, Italy and Japan. Also the new directions in building war ships and missiles after WW2 in the United States and on the other side of the now fallen Iron Curtain.
The various American light cruiser warships produced between World War I and World War II, as well as warships produced by the other allies.