|Product Name||German Light Cruisers Of World War Ii: Emden, Konigsberg, Karlsruhe, Koln, Leipzig, Nurnberg|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Amazon.com|| Buy on Amazon ~ 1557503109|
|Price New||24.99 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Price Used||13.21 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Width||8.1 inches (convert)|
|Height||0.74 inches (convert)|
|Length||10.22 inches (convert)|
|Weight||31.2 ounces (convert)|
|Author||Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke|
|Features||Used Book in Good Condition|
|Long Description||Although much has been written about the German Navy by English-speaking authors, few of their books grasp an understanding of the technical side of German ship-building programs. This new volume on German light cruisers is the latest in a series of books by German naval historians Gerhard Koop and Klaus-Peter Schmolke that fills this gaping void. The authors take full advantage of primary research materials to produce a quality, in-depth technical volume that strips away misinformation and provides a balanced understanding of the light cruisers and their mission. The major ship components--hull, armor protection, main armament, secondary armament, etc.--are followed by each ship's chronological history. Scores of photographs and line drawings, detailed indexes, and an impressive bibliography complete this notable volume.|
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