Cold War Fleet

Ships of the Royal Navy 1966–91 A Photographic Album

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Cold War Fleet

Ships of the Royal Navy 1966–91 A Photographic Album

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Cold War Fleet is a selection of photographs of Royal Navy vessels from the 25 years from 1966 to 1991. Each is reproduced at an exceptionally high standard, accompanied by a detailed caption. Many of the photos are completely unique and have never been published, such as the images of the minesweepers HMS Wilton and HMS Bossington photographed during Operation Rheostat in 1974. There are many ships displayed that took part in the Falklands conflict and a large number of aerial photographs.

Created by two of the most acclaimed naval photographers in the world, this stunning book is a window back in time to the Royal Navy of the Cold War, showing a fleet created to defend Britain and other NATO countries from Soviet attack. Featuring every kind of ship from aircraft carriers and destroyers to auxiliary vessels, this is a peerless resource for any enthusiast of naval history.

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Published Mar 21 2019
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 272
ISBN 9781472833723
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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