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Destroyer Weapons of World War 2

Peter Hodges, Norman Friedman
Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 0851771378
Format: Hardcover original cloth binding.
Quantity in stock: 1

Condition: Very Good

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pp. 192 illusts #1219 (Light foxing to prelims, NO dustjacket.) From the pre-war 'A-to-I' flotillas to the 'Battle class. Part 2. United States Destroyers: From the Farragut to the Gearing Class. Each part contains sections on destroyer design, main armament, AA guns, torpedoes, ASW weapons, minelaying & minesweeping gear, directors & fire control systems, radar, sonar & electronics. With over 150 photographs and many detailed line drawings. Maritime Naval Warfare

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