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Allied Ships of the Pacific War
* The majority of these pictures are best viewed with a screen resolution setting of 1024 x 768 pixels

Fleet carriers

Battleships and battlecruisers




The Fast Carrier Task Force


The Battle of the Philippine Sea

The Battle for Leyte Gulf


Dave James' Naval & Maritime Pages




   Samuel Eliot Morison  "History of United States Naval Operations in World War II" (Little Brown,  Boston)

The Imperial War Museum,  London

"Jane's Fighting Ships"  (various editions 1937 - 1954)

"Jane's War at Sea  1897-1997  Centennial Edition"  B. Ireland & E. Grove (Harper Collins, 1997)

Peter Kilduff  "US Carriers at War"  (Ian Allan,  London 1981)

Jane's "Battleships of the 20th Century" (Harper Collins,  London 1996)

Richard Hough  "Dreadnought" (Michael Joseph,  London 1965)

P. H. Silverstone  "US Warships of World War II" (Ian Allan,  Shepperton,  Surrey)

Christopher Chant / John Batchelor  "Warships of the 20th Century"  (Tiger Books International, London 1996)

Hugh Lyon  "Encyclopedia of the World's Warships" (Salamander,  London 1978)

John Keegan  "The Price of Admiralty" (also known as "Battle at Sea") (Pimlico,  London 1988)

John Keegan (General Editor) "Encyclopedia of World War II"  (Bison Books,  London 1977)

Eric Grove / Martin Stephen  "Sea Battles in Close-Up  -  World War Two"  (Ian Allan,  1998)

H.T. Lenton  &  J.J. Colledge "Warships of World War Two"  (Ian Allan,  1964)

Thaddeus Tuleja  "Climax at Midway"  (Dent, London 1960)

  Robert D. Ballard  "The Lost Ships of Guadalcanal" (Madison,  Toronto 1993)

Kenneth Poolman  "Illustrious" (William Kimber,  London 1955)

Geoffrey Till  "Air Power and the Royal Navy 1914-1945" (Jane's Publishing Company,  London 1979)

John Pimlott  "World War Two in Photographs" (Guild Publishing,  London 1984)

Basil Collier  "Japan at War  -  An Illustrated History"  (Sidgwick & Jackson, London 1975)