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US Heavy Cruisers 1943-75: Wartime and Post-War Classes

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This title follows on from a companion book covering the US heavy cruisers that were built prior to the war, together forming the definitive guide to the US's heavy cruiser classes. Versatile warships, the heavy cruisers of the Baltimore class, and their successors in the Oregon City and Des Moines classes, commonly acted as carrier escorts throughout World War II, but also performed bombardment duties in support of amphibious landings. Post-World War II, the heavy cruisers continued to see service, chiefly in Korea and ...

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US Heavy Cruisers 1943-75: Wartime and Post-war Classes 2014, Osprey Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781782006329

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