Big Gun Monitors: Design, Construction and Operations 1914-1945

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In the history of naval warfare probably no type of ship has provided more firepower per ton than the monitor - indeed they were little more than a huge gun mounting fitted on a simple, self-propelled raft. Designed and built rapidly to fulfil an urgent need for heavy shore-bombardment during World War I, they were top secret in conception, and largely forgotten when the short-lived requirement was over. Nevertheless, they were important ships, which played a significant role in many Great War campaigns and drove many of ...

Big Gun Monitors: Design, Construction and Operations 1914-1945 2012, Seaforth Publishing, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781848321243

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Big Gun Monitors: Design, Construction and Operations, 1914-1945 2008, US Naval Institute Press

ISBN-13: 9781591140450

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