Published by Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America
The 24 ships of the Essex-class were the largest and most significant class of aircraft carriers ever built. 276 pages, 87 photos, 6 maps, 4 technical appendices, plan and profile drawings, bibliography and index.
Review by Booknews: "A comprehensive operational history of Essex-class aircraft carriers, depicting life on board the ships, developments in US naval aviation, and military and peaceful uses of the ships during various eras. Includes numerous b&w photos and plan drawings, and appendices on technical data, individual ships, aircraft technical data, and camouflage, plus a glossary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)"
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