Publisher: Walker Childrens; Reprint edition (January 23, 2007)
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Size: 8.8 MB
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America's first hands race reached a blazing end on may well nine, 1862, while the CSS Virginia charged its complete 275 foot size of ironclad momentum towards the USS computer screen. at the beaches, crowds waited for the explosive collision among the 2 bulwarks of the ocean. The conflict of those powerful army machines, destined to struggle one another for the 1st and final time within the moment 12 months of the yank Civil battle, immediately introduced the age of wood naval ships to an end.Using bright work, cross-section diagrams, and technical drawings, Patrick O'Brien unfurls the tale of the conflict that instantly replaced the direction U.S. naval battle.