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Carrier

A Guided Tour of an Aircraft Carrier

Carrier( )
Author: Clancy, Tom
Introduction by: Clancy, Tom
Foreword by: Edney, Leon A.
Series title:Tom Clancy's Military Referenc Ser.
ISBN:978-0-425-16682-6
Publication Date:Feb 1999
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Berkley
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

They are floating cities with crews of thousands. They are the linchpins of any military strategy, for they provide what has become the key to every battle fought since World War I: air superiority. The mere presence of a U.S. naval carrier in a region is an automatic display of strength that sends a message no potential enemy can ignore. Now, Tom Clancy welcomes you aboard for a detailed look at how these floating behemoths function. With his trademark style and eye for detail,...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Naval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.97 x 9.01 x 1.01 Inches
Book Weight:0.862 Pounds
Author Biography
Clancy, Tom (Author)
Tom Clancy was born in Baltimore, Maryland on April 12, 1947. He graduated with a degree in English from Loyola College in 1969, became an insurance agent, and in 1973 became the owner of an insurance agency. It was not until 1980 that he started writing novels.

His works include Red Storm Rising, The Cardinal of the Kremlin, The Sum of All Fears, Rainbow Six, Dead or Alive, and Threat Vector. His books The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, and Clear and Present Danger were adapted into major motion pictures. He also wrote nonfiction books including Into the Storm: A Study in Command, Submarine, Armored Cav, Fighter Wing, Airborne, and Reality Check: What's Going on Out There? He died on October 2, 2013 at the age of 66. His last book, Command Authority, co-authored with Mark Greaney, was published posthumously in December 2013 and made the New York Times bestseller list.

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