Ultimate Military Machines is an action-packed, up-close look at the most powerful weapons and fighting vehicles in the world. It introduces top hardware from around the globe, and explains what makes it so lethal.
From wooden Greek galleys to vast battleships bristling with huge guns, warships have provided vital defense for nations around the globe. Throughout history, warships have become faster, stronger - and ever more deadly. This book follows the history of warships from the iron-clad vessels used in the American Civil War to today's gigantic aircraft carriers that can accommodate for over 60 fighter jets.