Destroyer Battles: Epics of Naval Close Combat :: Robert C. Stern soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!
Barnsley: Seaforth Publishing, 2008, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps; List of sources; Appendix;
From the cover: Fast, manoeuvrable and heavily armed, destroyers were the most aggressive surface warships of the twentieth century. Although originally conceived as a defensive screen to protect the main battle fleet from torpedo attack, the gamekeeper soon turned poacher, and became primarily a weapon of offence. As such they were involved in …
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 272 pages. Index. 9½” x 7″.
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