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US carriers at war

by Peter Kilduff

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Published by Stackpole Books in Harrisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • Aircraft carriers -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 128.

      Other titlesU.S. carriers at war.
      StatementPeter Kilduff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD773 .K54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3862057M
      ISBN 100811718530
      LC Control Number81183010
      OCLC/WorldCa8115092

      Let me try my hand in answering this question. During World War II, the United States Navy lost five attack carriers (CV), one light attack carrier (CVL), and five escort carriers (CVE). The following are the carriers which were lost: Attack Aircr.   US carriers at war by Kilduff, Peter. Publication date -- Aerial operations, American, Aircraft carriers -- United States -- History, Aircraft carriers, Military operations, Aerial -- American, Military operations, Naval -- American, United States Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS Pages:

      World War II Aircraft Carriers, unto its own. K likes. Dedicated to the Aircraft Carriers which served in ers: K. Carriers at War is a simulation of fleet carrier air and naval operations in the Pacific theater from to and focuses on command strategy. Jun. 09, - After the last Deal of the Week, we continue the series with another title set during in the Mar. 06, - A quick update with a few fixes adds to the previous major update.

      The Supercarriers is a comprehensive historical overview with extensive photos, maps, drawings, and operational detail, including all air-wing deployments. It covers all of the Forrestal class supercarriers and the follow-on ships, which are basically of the same design. The book is heavily illustrated with over one hundred illustrations and maps covering the Western Pacific, Vietnam. On 7 December , the three Pacific Fleet aircraft carriers were USS Enterprise (CV-6), USS Lexington (CV-2), and USS Saratoga(CV-3). Enterprise: On 28 November , Admiral Husband E. Kimmel sent TF-8, consisting of Enterprise, the heavy cruisers Northampton(CA), Chester (CA), and Salt Lake City (CA) and nine destroyers under Vice Admiral William F. .


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80 rows  Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based the United States Navy, these consist of ships commissioned with hull classification symbols CV (aircraft carrier), CVA (attack aircraft carrier), CVB (large aircraft carrier), CVL (light aircraft carrier), CVN (aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion)).

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Adm. James Holloway describes this book as a contemporary perspective of the events, decisions, and outcomes in the history of the Cold War—Korea, Vietnam, and the Soviet confrontation—that shaped today's U.S. Navy and its principal ships-of-the-line, the large-deck, nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.

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Aircraft Carriers at War. by James L. Holloway. Naval Institute Press, Washington, D.C.,hardcover $ James L. Holloway offers a well-rounded analysis and discussion of the role that the aircraft carrier played in American naval policy and actions throughout the Cold War.

The Forrestal class (Forrestal, Saratoga, Ranger, and Independence) was the first completed class of US Navy supercarriers, so-named for their 25 percent size increase over the World War II-era carriers such as the Midway class, and the strength of their air wings (80– aircraft, compared to 65–75 for the Midway, and fewer than 50 for the Essex class).

23 rows  With the advent of heavier-than-air flight, the aircraft carrier has become a decisive. Reynold's The Carrier War is a nice summary of how the aircraft carrier replaces the battleship as the central actor of naval war in 20th century.

It is a relatively brief book, one of the Time-Life series, Epic of reads like a really long Wikipedia article on the Pacific War, only actually vetted by an editor with interesting illustrations/5. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kilduff, Peter.

US carriers at war. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (OCoLC) Carrie's War is set during the World War, and contains little details that place it well in that time -- the gas masks, the trains, the rationing -- in a way that's pretty matter-of-fact.

Not "ooh look at me I'm historical Reading this book was rather distracting, since some other English Lit student had helpfully annotated it before me/5. A U.S. Navy F/AC aircraft prepares to land on the runway of the U.S.S.

Nimitz aircraft carrier during a tour of the ship in the South China Sea on Author: Kathy Gilsinan. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 30 cm: Contents: Enemy Aircraft Code-Names --Torpedo Pilot --VB-3 at Midway --Red Rippers Over Casablanca --Jeeps at Sea --The Mighty Moo --David McCampbell: Navy Ace of Aces --Night Fighter --Bad Day at Kure --Intrepid Titles.

World War II. The Imperial Japanese Navy struck Pearl Harbor on December 7,but none of the Pacific Fleet's aircraft carriers were in the harbor. Because a large fraction of the navy's battleship fleet was put out of commission by the attack, the undamaged aircraft carriers were forced to become the load-bearers of the early part of the war.

An access-all-areas look at the inner workings of the US nuclear aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush (CVN)/10(1). OBy the end of the war there were 24 commissioned Essex class carriers. As to how long each took to build. Some in as little as 14 months, others as long a 22 months.

Oddly enough Wiki has a pretty complete entry on the Essex class. If you scroll. There were three major types of aircraft carriers in World War II (WWII). The first, very expensive “fleet” carriers, were large, fast, heavily armored, and armed for self-defense, carried over 80 planes designed with major strike and long-range capabilities.

The Essex-class was the largest and most capable of WWII. The U.S. had seventeen. The US might very well lose a high-end fight against a near-peer threat like China or Russia, two war-gaming experts said Thursday.

" In our games. With a focus on the conflict in the Pacific between the US Navy and the imperial Japanese fleet, this title examines how aircraft carriers fought during World War II by first considering all the tools and building blocks of carrier operations, and then discussing the various battles that involved aircraft carriers to explore how carrier.

Editorial Reviews. A companion to the author's earlier book on the Nimitz-class aircraft carriers, this book covers the earlier supercarriers built during the Cold War, the four Forrestal- and four Kitty Hawk-class carriers and the nuclear-powered USS Enterprise, the last of which was retired in Brand: Bloomsbury USA.Details of the Fate of the 12 US Aircraft Carriers Sunken in World War II - 12 Sad Images The effectiveness of large aircraft carriers was demonstrated early in the war, when dozens of Japanese fighters and bombers, launched from aircraft carriers, decimated the U.S Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in late   The book does its job well in describing the Essex and Independence class carriers.

There are also many photographs and paintings of the carriers while either on a regular cruise or in combat actions. In all, a good book from Osprey to read for those interested in US carriers and their operations.” —Andrew Nguyen, (October )5/5(2).