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TARAWA/WASP-CLASS ASSAULT SHIPS in Action Pictorial History. The largest and most versatile ships of their type afloat, and the ultimate expression of the concept of amphibious warfare.

Click to EnlargeTARAWA/WASP-CLASS ASSAULT SHIPS in Action Warships in Action. by John Gourley

The largest and most versatile ships of their type afloat, able to carry troops, VTOL aircraft, helicopters, landing craft, and vehicles including trucks, tanks, and armored personnel carriers, the U.S. Navy's Tarawa and Wasp classes are the ultimate expression of the concept of amphibious warfare. Their unique capabilities also make them ideal for humanitarian relief operations, as recently demonstrated following hurricanes Rita and Katrina. More than 90 photos, 8 color profiles, black-and-white line drawings, color covers. 50 pages, soft cover, landscape format

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Item Details
Group:
Post Vietnam and Modern Warfare
ID:
S-4027
Category:
Naval Warfare
Media:
Softcover book
Type:
Ship Histories
Price:
15.95
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