The Supercarriers: The Forrestal and Kitty Hawk Class

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The Supercarriers: The Forrestal and Kitty Hawk Class

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Rating : 4.48 (755 Votes)
Asin : 159114180X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 288 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-04-26
Language : English

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It covers all of the Forrestal class supercarriers and the follow-on ships, which are basically of the same design. The book is heavily illustrated with over one hundred illustrations and maps covering the Western Pacific, Vietnam, Mediterranean, Middle East, Indian Ocean, and Caribbean. The rear end paper displays similar views of the Constellation as part of the Kitty Hawk class.. The front end paper illustration shows the Saratoga as representative of the Forrestal class with port and starboard profiles and an overhead view. The Supercarriers is a comprehensive historical overview with extensive photos, maps, drawings, and operational detail,

Stephen P. Evans said Not worth buying.. I waited for several months for this book that I pre-ordered to arrive. I served on one of these ships and was interested in reading the most recent information. I was very sorry that I wasted the printing commonly know statistics on the aircraft the ships carried. There is nothing new or original in this book. It was a waste of money, but at least it took only a half hour to read.. VERY disappointed ANDREW H. BAHJAT VERY disappointedI was expecting a "big book on aircraft carriers" along the line of R.A. Burts recent books on British Battleships. Instead I got a small book with no new materialI am glad he cites Norman Friedman's and Norman Polmar's books on aircraft carriers since he seemingly copied that material almost word for word.don't buy this bookbuy Friedman's and Polmars (Polmars is two volumes and is THE definitive workFriedman's . Jim said Underwhelmed. Not much new material in this book. This book is primarily a description of some of the deployments these various ships went on. Some ships seem to be covered in more detail than others. The majority of this information can be found in previously published books. This is not a technical description of these ships, there is very little detail about the ship's design or construction. The biggest disappointment for me were the phot

. Andrew Faltum served as an air intelligence officer on board USS Midway home ported in Yokosuka, Japan, before joining the Navy Reserve, where he retired as a commander. He is the author of The Independence Light Aircraft Carriers and The Essex Aircraft Carriers

The Supercarriers should interest those whose primary focus is history."Naval Historical Foundation"This is a very readable overview of the operational history of these ships. On a final note the appendix has a treasure trove of details which any technical enthusiast will find invaluable." Aerospace Magazine, Royal Aeronautical Society“This is an admirable piece of work, and Faltum has provided clear and useful explanations for the designations of US naval aircraft and the air wings to which they were assigned. Information on the ships; data about their aircraft ranging from lumbering piston-engine Skyraiders to Tomcat and Hornet supersonic jets; information on their weapons systems and on the deployment and composition of their Air Wings."World Ship Society: Warships 178“The strength of this book is in the author’s ability to take technical subjects and describe them in an easy to understand way, thus enab

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