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History / History-Naval / Jane's Fighting Ships 1905-6 by Fred T Jane
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
- Book Title: Jane's Fighting Ships 1905-6
- Author: Fred T Jane
- ISBN: 0715349236
- Publisher: David and Charles
- Year Published: 1970
- Our Price: £38.50 GBP ($58.14 USD)
- Description: David and Charles, 1970: First of this re-printed edition: green cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: decorative dust jacket: approximately 12.25 x 8.5 inches tall: 452 pages: black and white illustrations and diagrams throughout. Synopsis: The eighth issue of Jane's Fighting Ships 1905 – 6 (first published by Sampson Low Marston in 1905), a David and Charles reprinted edition with inclusion of articles by combatants in the Russo-Japanese War, and a series of photographs showing the ships destroyed and the extent of damage suffered by others. A summary of naval actions during the war with notes on relevant strategy and tactics, and the revised rules of Jane's Naval War Games are included. Contents: – Part One (Preface. Notation of guns and armour. Scouting – signal directions. Technical terms in foreign languages. Alphabetical index. The Great Powers in order of strength in completed ships as follows: – First: British. Second: French. Third: United States. Fourth: German. Fifth: Japanese. Six: Russian (before 27 May). Seventh: Italian. Eighth: Austro-Hungarian. Coast Defence Navies (geographically arranged): – North Europe. South Europe. Asia South America. Minor Navies: – Belgium. Cambodia. Columbia. Costa Rica. Ecuador. Egypt. Hayti. Johore. Korea. Liberia. Mexico. Morocco. Paraguay. Persia. Peru. San Domingo. San Salvador. Sarawak . Uruguay. Venezuela. Zanzibar. Stations of ships. Subsidised merchant ships. Classification of ships of chief navies in rates of fighting value.) Part Two: (progress). (New construction. Reconstruction. Torpedo progress. A blockade battleship. The war from a Japanese standpoint. The war from a Russian standpoint. Summary and photographs of the war. Strategy and tactics. Gunnery progress. Warship engineering. Types of water- tube boilers.) Part three: (Revised rules of the Jane Naval Wargame. Silouette index of warships) Condition: dust jacket upper edge slightly rubbed: very clean and good overall.
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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