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U.S. destroyers : an illustrated design history

Author: Norman Friedman; A D Baker
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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As the only history of U.S. destroyers based on internal, formerly classified papers of the U.S. Navy, the book is vital reading for all who have served on board these ships and for all who would like to understand the origins of the present destroyer force and its future.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Friedman, Norman, 1946-
U.S. destroyers.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607177268
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Friedman; A D Baker
ISBN: 1557504423 9781557504425
OCLC Number: 51861947
Description: viii, 552 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Prologue : Torpedo boats into destroyers, 1886-1898 --
A decade of developments, 1906-1916 --
The mass-production destroyer, 1917-1922 --
Destroyer ASW, World War I and after --
Leaders and the interwar period, 1917-1940 --
To the big destroyers, 1941-1945 --
The destroyer escorts, 1941-1945 --
Destroyer warfare, 1941-1945 --
Destroyer ASW : World War II and after --
Destroyer AAW : World War II and after --
The ultimate destroyer, 1944-1951 --
Postwar ASW escort --
The fast task force escorts --
Nuclear destroyers and frigates --
The new escorts : SCB 199, Seahawk, DX, FFG --
New technology for a new destroyer --
A post-Cold War destroyer.
Other Titles: United States destroyers
US destroyers
Responsibility: by Norman Friedman ; profile drawings by A.D. Baker, III and Norman Friedman.

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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  Read more...

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