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US Cold War Aircraft Carriers

US Cold War Aircraft Carriers Book Review

By Rachel E. Veres

Date of Review June 2014 Title US Cold War Aircraft Carriers
Author Brad Elward Publisher Osprey Publishing
Published 2014 ISBN 9781782003809
Format 48 pages, softbound MSRP (USD) $17.95


Brad Elward examines nine vessels in the Forrestal, Kitty Hawk and Enterprise classes in the 211th volume of Osprey's "New Vanguard" series.  Coverage outlines the development and operational histories.  Color and cutaway artwork by Paul Wright augment Elward's text. Coverage includes:

  • Origins of the Carrier and the Supercarrier
  • The Forrestal Class
  • Forrestal As Built
  • The Forrestal Carriers
  • The Kitty Hawk Class
  • The Kitty Hawk and John F. Kennedy Carriers
  • The Enterprise Class

Another fine Osprey publication.

My sincere thanks to Osprey Publishing for this review sample!