The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War: An Operational History of the American Built Destroyer Escorts Serving Under the White Ensign from 1943-1946 :: Donald Collingwood

The Captain Class Frigates in the Second World War: An Operational History of the American Built Destroyer Escorts Serving Under the White Ensign from 1943-1946 :: Donald Collingwood soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!

Barnsley: Leo Cooper, 1998, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Tables; List of abbreviations; Glossary; Appendix;

From the cover: The Battle of the Atlantic was Winston Churchills area greatest of concern during the Second World War. By 1943 new tactics and technology, developed out of bitter experience, combined with the effect of long range maritime patrol aircraft were beginning to tip the balance in the Allies favour. But the dearth of modern escort vessels was still potentially disastrous; over 160 U-boats were still at large to attack vital convoys of men and material.

The Captain Class Frigates, seventy-eight sturdy, modern destroyer escorts, known affectionately by all who sailed in them as the Des, built in the United States and leased to t…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVI] 208 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Military Naval catalogue?

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