Duel of the Ironclads: USS Monitor and CSS Virginia at Hampton Roads 1862

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Previously published in three separate volumes as Campaign 103: Hampton Roads 1862, New Vanguard 41: Confederate Ironclad 1861-65 and New Vanguard 45: Union Monitor 1861-65. When the ironclad USS Monitor steamed out to meet the CSS Virginia on 9 March 1862, the face of naval warfare was changed forever. A four-hour duel left neither ship victorious, but in the wake of the battle wooden warships were rendered obsolete. This book details the clash at Hampton Roads, as well as tracing the development of ironclads within the ...

Duel of the Ironclads: USS Monitor and CSS Virginia at Hampton Roads 1862 2003, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781841767215

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