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British destroyers in World War Two

R. A. Burt

British destroyers in World War Two

by R. A. Burt

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Published by Arms and Armour Press, Distributed in the U.S. by Sterling Pub. Co. in London, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Destroyers (Warships) -- Great Britain.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR.A. Burt.
      SeriesWarships illustrated ;, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV825.5.G7 B87 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2778549M
      ISBN 10085368748X
      LC Control Number86142243

        British Torpedoes of the World War I and World War II period were designated by their diameter in inches together with a "Mark" followed by a simple Roman Numeral. Each individual diameter had its own series of Mark numbers. Modifications were denoted with asterisks, with each modification adding an additional asterisk. Their efforts in researching the design, development and subsequent careers of the German destroyers of World War Two is a mammoth task. The result is an excellent, well designed and easy to read book with an abundance of detail, photographs, diagrams and : £

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British destroyers in World War Two by R. A. Burt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Friedman also discusses the influence the British exerted on foreign navies, including the American and Japanese fleets, destroyer design and tactics, and the British use of U.S.-supplied destroyers during World War II.

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By Jerome S. Welna, Heritage Books, Westminster, MD, (). Reviewed by J. Wandres. Jerome S. Welna makes a heroic effort to tell The True Story of a Destroyer Sailor’s Life at Sea During World War II. The first 90 pages give a pocket peek at events causing and leading to World War II.

Full technical details, with much new information and insight; many plans and photographs Since the Second World War the old categories of destroyer and frigate have tended to merge, a process that this book traces back to the radically different 'Tri/5(3). This is a list of Royal Navy ships and personnel lost during World War II, from 3 September to 1 October See also List of ships of the Royal Navy Personnel losses.

The Royal Shore defenses sank two destroyers, while one carrier, three cruisers, 15 destroyers and nine submarines were lost to accidents or unknown causes.

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This list may not reflect recent changes. The book fittingly opens with a doublepage spread of one of the finest destroyer shots of World War Two, a magnificent photo of HMS Kimberley at a vital moment of the Second Battle of Sirte on Ma Kimberley is seen pounding through rough seas at 30 knots with guns elevated as the 14th Destroyer Flotilla turn to make a torpedo attack.

The Battle class DD's served the UK and her allies long and well and represent the zenith of WW II British destroyer design. United States. USS Sullivans in U.S. Navy Photograph. The American Fletcher class was the most numerous single class of destroyers built during the war, numbering some ships of the original and improved types.

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