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Destroyermen: Three Minutes to War
Tightly wrought and masterfully crafted, Destroyermen: Three Minutes To War by Richard Tennent is an explosive and highly charged historic novel set in the Cold War. On the USS George Dewey, a navy destroyer, the hand of fate tosses the crew from a dangerous assignment in the Middle East to a grueling mission at sea. No word from the free world will prepare the crew when t ...more
Paperback, 456 pages
Published October 31st 2008 by Booksurge Publishing
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This is an engaging book about a little known era in military history. It is set in the 1950's during the beginning of the cold war when the Suez Canal and the uprisings in Hungary stir up world politics. A young man from the midwest serves on a Destroyer that must navigate all the dangers of the mediterranean and more. Fun!