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Destroyers

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24247766M
ISBN 109781851094844


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A good book on the newer classes of US Navy Destroyers, especially the Arleigh Burke class. While a wider range of class coverage would be nice, it is a good book.

The Spruance and Kidd classes were current when I separated from the Navy in I needed good info on the newest Destroyer/5(8). THE DESTROYERS By Christopher Bollen pp. Harper/HarperCollins Publishers. $ Christopher Bollen is the kind of novelist drawn to Author: Thad Ziolkowski.

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The Destroyers is one superb novel, a tightly woven and fast-moving narrative set in beautifully crafted prose. A read-all-night of a book.4/4(1). For two decades Norman Friedman's account of the development of American destroyers has been a standard reference.

The revised edition includes the two eventful decades of designs since the Spruance and Perry classes. The design evolution of the Arleigh Burke class, which has become the standard U.S. surface combatant, is described in detail for the first time, based on official sources. A fourteenth book, Pass of Fire, was released in June The books chronicle the adventures of the crews of the destroyer USS Walker (DD) and the Japanese battlecruiser Amagi, in the early stages of the War in the Pacific during World War II, being transported to an alternate : Taylor Anderson.

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Holly Hook is the author of the five-book Destroyers Series, which is the prequel to the Deathwind Trilogy. She began writing at a very young age and published her first book for Kindle, Tempest, in September of Since then, Tempest (#1 Destroyers Series) has seen thousands of downloads and four sequels/5.

Poole, Dorset, UK, Blandford Press, — perhaps the best one-book description of “third- and fourth-generation” American destroyers and the process by which these classes evolved. Walkowiak, Thomas F., The Floating Drydock’s Plan Book: Fletcher Class Destroyers of World War Two.

Treasure Island, FL, The Floating Drydock, Folks, STANDARD ORGANIZATION BOOK for Ton Destroyers, October was created to help train the surge of new destroyer crew midway through World War II.

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Kirkland at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Brand: Lucknow Books. Christopher Bollen is a master of a literary subgenre that could be called, to borrow a phrase from Bloomberg Pursuits, “When Bad Things Happen to Rich People.”His new book, The Destroyers (after Orient, a glossy North Fork whodunit) is another beautiful-people-in-a-beautiful-location mystery, but this time it’s the acutely rendered relationships that elevate it to the top of the Author: Carolyn Murnick.

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From the first U.S. destroyer commissioned in to the famous ships of World War II to the Spruance-class to the Arleigh Burke-class, the U.S.

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