Author(s): M.J. Whitley
By the acclaimed author of Destroyers of World War Two, this book is a fully illustrated and highly detailed overview of the capital ships that saw action in the last war. Compiled with the assistance of naval authorities and experts from around the world, it includes not only detailed descriptions of the ships' armament and armour, full technical specifications, date of construction, service and engagement record, but also accounts of the ultimate fate of the ships.
Invaluable single-volume reference for the naval historian Records the last great engagements of the Battleship Over 200 photographs of ships mostly gone forever
MJ Whitley is the author of numerous naval titles (Destroyers of World War Two, German Capital Ships of World War Two, and many more), and the acknowledged expert on the ships of the Second World War. He died in 2000.