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The Escort Carrier of The Second World War: Combustible, Vulnerable and Expendable!
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The Escort Carrier of The Second World War: Combustible, Vulnerable and Expendable! (Hardback)

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To the US Navy they were CVEs! To the Royal Navy auxiliary carriers! To crews of endangered merchantmen in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans they were heaven-sent prot ection! To their crews they were Combustible, Vulnerable, Expendable! The need for air cover against enemy aircraft and submarines brought unprecedented demand for carriers.Over 100 vessels were converted on specially built for convoy duty. This is their story, warts and all.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsMaritime historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary StudiesNaval forces & warfareHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd Publication Date: 09/02/2005 ISBN-13: 9781844152209  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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David Wragg has written more than 20 books on aviation and naval history. Most recently Malta - The Last Great Seige, Second World War Campaigns, Swordfish - The Fleet Arm Attack on Toronto, Carrier Combat (NIP).

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