Автор: Angus Konstam
Название: Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861–65
Издательство: Osprey Publishing Ltd
Серия: New Vanguard 049
Размер: 5.82 Мб
Для сайта: Bukvy.net
At the start of the American Civil War, neither side had warships on the Mississippi River and in the first few months both sides scrambled to gather a flotilla, converting existing riverboats for naval use. These ships were transformed into powerful naval weapons despite a lack of resources, trained manpower and suitable vessels.