978-0-448-43245-8 / 9780448432458

The Monitor: The Iron Warship That Changed the World (All Aboard Reading, Station Stop 3)


Publisher:Penguin Young Readers



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Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2003 Pages: 48 in Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap The the USS Monitor was an entirely new type of warship when it launched in 1862. Dubbed the forefather of the modern Navy. This ironclad . changed how wars are fought at sea. But on New Year's Eve. 1862. it sank off the coast of North Carolina in a terrible storm. No one thought the Monitor could be raised. but after 140 years. parts of the ironclad have finally been ought to the surface. This book chronicles the Monitor's revolutionary design. exciting battle. and intriguing excavation. Illustrated by Larry Day. Discusses the Monitor and the Virginia. ironclad warships that confronted each other at the Civil War battle at Hampton Roads. Virginia. detailing what became of the ships after the battle and how the sunken Monitor was later investigated by scientists.

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