Название: Yorktown Class Carriers (Warship Pictorial No. 9)
Автор: Steve Wiper
Издательство: Classic Warships Publishing
Формат: PDF в RAR
Chronicles the Yorktown class aircraft carriers of WW 2, with many excellent photos showing the overall ship and detailed deck shots, The three ships of this class of aircraft carriers were CV-5 USS Yorktown, CV-6 USS Enterprise, and CV-8 USS Hornet. They would play a crucial role in turning the tide of the Pacific War in 1942, by devastating the Japanese carrier force at the Battle of Midway. Although losing two of the three in that year, the Enterprise, would carry on, participating in almost all of the major battles throughout the rest of the war. She would become the most decorated ship in the U. S. Navy, winning 18 battle stars.