Defense Issues

Military and general security

    Advertisements
  • Follow Defense Issues on WordPress.com
  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 257 other followers

  • November 2019
    M T W T F S S
    « Sep    
     123
    45678910
    11121314151617
    18192021222324
    252627282930  
  • Categories

  • Advertisements

Posts Tagged ‘Richelieu’

French Firepower Forward: The unrealized potential of the Dunkerque and Richelieu Class Battleships

Posted by picard578 on June 17, 2016

Padre Steve's World: Official Home of the Anti-Chaps

Richelieu in the 1950s

This is the second in a series of five articles on the battleships built under the provision of the Washington and London Naval Treaty limitations in the 1930s. I am not including the ships which were completed in the immediate aftermath of the Washington Treaty limitations. This series looks at the modern battleships that the World War II combatants would produce in the 1930s which saw service in the war. Part one covered the Italian Vittorio Veneto class entitled The Pride of the Regina Marina: The Vittorio Veneto Class Battleships. This article covers the French Dunkerque class and Richelieu class Battleships. Part Three will deal with the British King George V Class and Part Four the American North Carolina and South Dakota Classes. I have already published the final part which covers the German Scharnhorst Class entitled Power and Beauty the Battle Cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau .

View original post 1,393 more words

Advertisements

Posted in reblogs | Tagged: , , , | 5 Comments »

 
%d bloggers like this: