MOONEY, James L. (ed.). HAYWARD, Thomas B. KANE, John D.H.
Title: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Volume VII : Historical Sketches - Letters T through V - Appendix - Tank Landing Ships (LST).
Publisher:  Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C., 1981,
Seller ID: 91908
MOONEY, James L. (ed.). Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. VolumeVII : Historical Sketches Letters T through V - Appendix Tank Landing Ships (LST). With a Foreword by Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, and an Introduction by Rear Admiral John D.H. Kane, Jr. Washington, D.C.: Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, 1981. Pp [i]-xix,(1),1-735,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, maroon pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. The stories of the famous ships and fighting men containedin this volume are but another chapter in a saga which goes back over 200 years. A reading of these pages can give us insight and inspiration to guide and to motivate us in today's trying times. The careful to motivate us intoday's trying times. The careful reader is sure to recognize in the narra tives of long- gone snips parallels which can be usefully applied to solving naval problems of tomorrow. The common threads of valor and devotion to duty connect the sailors or the 1980's with their honored predecessors who fought in wooden hulls propelled by the wind. An understanding of this bond will enable the reader to view the Navy of today and that of the future with pride and confidence that a spirit engendered and nourished by a long, honorable, and growing animate the Navy. - from the Foreword. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. Volume 7 only. 40.00