login   |    register

Scale Modeling Sponsors

See Your Ad Here!

Ships by Class/Type: Battleships
Topics from the Dreadnaught era to modern day.
Hosted by Steve Joyce
Iowa class reference book
blaster76
Visit this Community
Texas, United States
Joined: September 15, 2002
KitMaker: 8,944 posts
Model Shipwrights: 3,490 posts
Posted: Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 04:21 AM GMT+7
Looking for a good ref book for Iowa class BB. I know there are a ton of them out there. What i am specifically looking for is WW2 era camoflauge schemes. So a book with a lot of color designs would be usefull. Not looking at spending a fortune softcover is fine. The Squadron release emphsises modern refit but their general format for books is what i like
TimReynaga
Staff MemberAssociate Editor
MODEL SHIPWRIGHTS
Visit this Community
California, United States
Joined: May 03, 2006
KitMaker: 1,198 posts
Model Shipwrights: 938 posts
Posted: Monday, October 31, 2016 - 07:23 AM GMT+7
Hi Steve,

A great basic reference on the Iowas (with some nice color profiles as well) is The Iowa Class Battleships: Their Design, Weapons and Equipment by Robert F. Sumrall (Author) and Thomas Walkowiak (Illustrator). I donít think it is in print any more, but you can pick up a used copy on Amazon for about 20 bucks.