An essential guide for all readers interested in high seas combat, this book covers the history of navies from the time of ancient Greek galleys to the development of battleships in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to the present day. Various types of combat vessels are explained in detail with vivid photographs to illustrate. Significant attention is also given to the most noteworthy modern navies, including those of North Korea, Russia, and the United States.
Series: The World's Armed Forces
Interest Level: Grades 7-12
Guided Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1090
ISBN: 9781622751426 (Print) 9781622751433 (E-book)