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British Destroyers: From Earliest Days to the Second World War

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A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval Book


Noted historian Norman Friedman provides the first detailed study of the Royal Navy's destroyer from its predecessors from the 1880s to the 1930s, and its use in both World Wars. He shows how the Royal Navy developed the torpedo and its surface carrier--the destroyer--as both an offensive and defensive naval weapon. Friedman al
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by US Naval Institute Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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Norman Friedman is a prominent naval analyst and the author of more than thirty books covering a range of naval subjects, from warship histories to contemporary defense issues.