German Destroyers 1939-45 by Gordon WilliamsonGerman Destroyers 1939-45 by Gordon Williamson

German Destroyers 1939-45

byGordon WilliamsonIllustratorIan Palmer

Paperback | November 21, 2003

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The German destroyer fleet of World War II consisted of nine classes: the Diether Von Roeder Class, the Leberecht Maas Class and the wartime classes Z23, Z35, Z37, Z40, Z43, Z46 and Z52. These vessels, though fewer in number than the British destroyer fleet, tended to be much bigger and more powerful than their allied counterparts. They served their country well in operations in the Channel, North Sea, the Far North and in the rescue of civilians from East Prussia during the final days of the war. This title describes their design, development and operational use from the fjords of Narvik to the final days of the war.
Gordon Williamson was born in 1951 and currently works for the Scottish Land Register. He spent seven years with the Military Police TA and has published a number of books and articles on the decorations of the Third Reich and their winners. He is the author of a number of World War II titles for Osprey.
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Title:German Destroyers 1939-45Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.89 × 7.25 × 0.12 inPublished:November 21, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:184176504X

ISBN - 13:9781841765044

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Design and Development · Operational History · The Variants · Further Reading · Colour plate commentary · Index

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