By John Jordan,Jean Moulin
Part I explains the layout philosophy at the back of all the periods outfitted after 1922, and descriptions the features of every kind, observed via targeted info tables and a accomplished set of specially-drawn plans according to reliable files, in addition to carefully-selected images. assurance contains the De Grasse, laid down in August 1939 and accomplished postwar as an AA cruiser, and in addition the heavy cruisers of the Saint Louis type meant to keep on with her, approximately which little has been released.
Part II bargains with the old part, masking not just the eventful careers of those ships, but additionally explaining the peacetime corporation of the Marine Nationale, the advanced politics of this turbulent interval and their influence at the army.
Like its hugely profitable predecessor, French Battleships, this superbly offered booklet subtly blends technical and ancient research to provide what needs to develop into the normal reference work.
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French Cruisers: 1922-1956 by John Jordan,Jean Moulin