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Little ship, big war

the saga of DE343

by Edward Peary Stafford

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • DE343 (Destroyer escort),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward P. Stafford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD774.D4 S73 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2871875M
    ISBN 100688032532
    LC Control Number84060482

    Oct 11,  · Read "Little Ship, Big War The Saga of DE" by Edward P. Stafford available from Rakuten Kobo. Manned almost entirely by reservists, the USS Abercrombie (DE) and her sister ships did the dirty work of the Pacific Brand: Naval Institute Press. Manned almost entirely by reservists, the USS Abercrombie (DE) and her sister ships did the dirty work of the Pacific War. They escorted convoys, chased submarines, picked up downed pilots, and led the landing craft to the invasion beaches, yet they received little credit and less glory. This book is a stirring tribute to their heroic efforts, written by a naval officer who served in the.

    Little Ship/big War by Edward Stafford, December 1, , Jove edition, Paperback. "A naval classic first published in , Stafford's The Big E set a high standard for books about World War II, especially those about a ship and its crew. The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, the Navy's most famous and decorated ship of the war, was scrapped before Stafford, a naval aviator himself, wrote the book, which might have motivated the nation to save the ship.

    Lee "Little Ship, Big War The Saga of DE" por Edward P. Stafford disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Manned almost entirely by reservists, the USS Abercrombie (DE) and her sister ships did the dirty work of the Pacific Brand: Naval Institute Press. Jun 12,  · Little ship, big war: the saga of DE by Stafford, Edward Peary. Publication date Topics General, History, History - General History, DE (Destroyer escort), World War (), World War, , Military operations, Naval Internet Archive Books. Scanned in veterans-opex.com:


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Commander Stafford begins the book with the laying of the keel in Orange, Texas and follows the ship's movements through the campaigns for the Philippines and Okinawa with final attention to some of the escort's post war operations/5(40).

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Excellent book about the service of the destroyer-escort Abercrombie during the naval war in the Pacific during World War II. The Little ship takes place from shipyard and commissioning to combat and deactivation.

The proud little warship was eventually stricken from the Navy list and used as a target ship in the s/5. Apr 15,  · They escorted convoys, chased submarines, picked up downed pilots, and led the landing craft to the invasion beaches, yet they received little credit and less glory.

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Stafford, U.S.N. (Ret.) (Author) out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(2). Apr 15,  · They escorted convoys, chased submarines, picked up downed pilots, and led the landing craft to the invasion beaches, yet they received little credit and less glory.

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Stafford. Manned almost entirely by reservists, the USS Abercrombie (DE) and her sister ships did the dirty work of the Pacific War.5/5(5). Little Ship, Big War has three main divisions: Book 1 up to the ship's arrival in the Pacific war zone, Book 2 about the ship's battle history, and Book 3 about postwar duties in Japan and Korea and the ship's trip back home.

Over half the book describes Abercrombie's participation in battles in the Philippines and Okinawa. DE spent 68 days and nights off Okinawa, mainly at the northwest. The Book - Little Ship, Big Story, tells stories about the lives of those who since have owned, sailed, served on, or have in some way been connected with HMY Sheemaun as.

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Stafford “LITTLE SHIP BIG WAR” The Saga of DE By Edward P. Stafford. The true story of the destroyer escort USS Abercrombie (DE) in World War II. The author Commander Edward P. Stafford was a lieutenant. The people in the book were just plain old folks in a little ship in the middle of a big war.

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They escorted convoys, chased submarines, picked up downed pilots, and led the landing craft to the invasion beaches, yet they received little credit and less glory. This book is a stirring tribute to their heroic efforts, written by a naval officer who served in the Abercrombie during the war and later became a Brand: Naval Institute Press.

Little Ship, Big War: The Saga of DE by Edward P. Stafford. HarperCollins Publishers, Little Ship, Big War The Saga of De By Stafford, Edward P. United States Naval Inst. ISBN Paperback, pages. Descripton: The story of USS Abercrombie from commissioning to decommissioning, and an account of the author's service on that vessel in World War.

LITTLE SHIP, BIG WAR provides excellent coverage of a destroyer escorts' operations and trials during the closing years of World War II. Commander Stafford begins the book with the laying of the keel in Orange, Texas and follows the ship's movements through the campaigns for the Philippines and Okinawa with final attention to some of the escort /5(2).

They escorted convoys, chased submarines, picked up downed pilots, and led the landing craft to the invasion beaches, yet they received little credit and less glory.

This book is a stirring tribute to their heroic efforts, written by a naval officer who served in the Abercrombie during the war and later became a. Little Ship, Big War The Saga of DE by Edward Stafford. ebook. yet they received little credit and less glory.

This book is a stirring tribute to their heroic efforts, written by a naval officer who served in the Abercrombie during the war and later became a best-selling author.

First published init has long been acclaimed for. Anyone who ever yearned to serve aboard a navy ship, or wondered how a new ship and a raw crew became a fighting unit, will find the texture, the know-how, and the mystique conveyed in this log of the destroyer escort Abercrombie's WW II tour of duty.

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