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HMS Belfast

Cruiser 1939
by Richard Johnstone-Bryden
Naval Inst Pr

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Pub Date: 2013
Format: Paperback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 128 pp.
Size: 6.75 x 9.75 inches

ISBN: 9781591143857
TB Code: 1904343
Availability: 205 in stock

HMS Belfast, originally a Royal Navy light cruiser, is now permanently moored on the Thames in London. One of ten Town-class cruisers she saw service on the icy Arctic convoys during World War II, at the bombardment of the D-Day beaches in 1944, and during the Korean War. This well illustrated guide provides reference for ship modelers, naval buffs, historians and students. Containing 200 specially commissioned photographs, it takes the reader on a superbly illustrated tour of the ship, from bow to stern and deck by deck. Significant parts of the vessel--for example, the gun turrets and engine rooms--are given detailed coverage both in words and pictures, so that the reader has the most complete visual record and explanation of the ship that exists.