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Arnold S. Lott

Author of Brave Ship, Brave Men

11 Works 180 Members 2 Reviews

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1912-07-17
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Nice little book about the battle damage suffered by the Helena which led to her sinking. Includes ship history and design and the official reports of the CO and the Navy. It's a shame that it appears that there is no "Battle Damage Report No. 2" or further titles.
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SPQR2755 | Feb 25, 2024 |
An absolutely remarkable book. The account of the USS Aaron Ward and in particular what happened to her off Okinawa at the hands of suicide planes. The writing is lucid and intensely evocative. The story itself intense and difficult to absorb for someone without first hand experience. The behavior of this crew in the face of the ferocious mayhem was in the very best tradition of the US Navy. I can’t help but contrast the leadership of the Skipper, Captain Sanders with that of the Ben Franklin, as I read the books back to back. A wonderful book, highly recommended.… (more)
 
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Whiskey3pa | May 2, 2020 |

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