The anti-aircraft cruiser – the US ‘Juneau’ class

The three ‘Juneau’ class light cruisers of the US Navy were built to a modified ‘Oakland’ class design: the ‘Oakland’ class was a four-ship subset of the ‘Atlanta’ class standard. The design of the ‘Juneau’ class reflected the operating service’s experience in the later part of World War II against Japanese attacks by massed aircraft …

The Cruiser (part 6): The Axis Powers & the Postwar World

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.