A monograph dedicated to the story of construction, building and service of the three sister-ships - Aurora, Diana and Pallada, commissioned into the Russian Navy in the beginning of XX century.All of them participated Russo-Japanese War 1904 1905, the first two struggled in the Baltic Sea during WWI (1914 1918).More than 300 photos, mostly unpublished, and many scale plans including original ones.REVIEWS Wow. Among English-language histories of Imperial Russian warships, this terrific tome takes pride of place. Let s hope it s the first of many more from MMP-Gangut. Seeking to trick-out Heller s classic 1:400 Aurora? This brilliant book is all you need CyberModeler"