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Iowa class reference book
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Posted: Friday, October 28, 2016 - 09:21 PM UTC
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
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Posted: Monday, October 31, 2016 - 12:23 AM UTC
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.