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Destroyer squadron 23

Ken Jones

Destroyer squadron 23

combat exploits of Arleigh Burke"s gallant force

by Ken Jones

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Published by Chilton in Philadelphia .
Written in English


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PACIFIC OCEAN - Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3 completed a group sail with USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9, guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 21, May Books of Interest to Destroyermen "DESTROYER SQUADRON 23" by Ken Jones pages, in hard cover. This epic account of Arleigh Burke's legendary Destroyer Squadron 23 is a story of men in action and how they lived and fought as a magnificent combat team. Available through the Military Book Club for $ Military Book Club PO Box


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George, under the command of then-Commodore Arleigh tly, the DESRON is assigned to Carrier Strike Group Nine, which includes USS Theodore Roosevelt Branch: United States Navy. “While the period covered by this book is relatively short, it was a crucial period in the Pacific War, and the vital part played by Destroyer Squadron 23 under the inspiring leadership of Arleigh Burke was, in a sense, only a beginning, but the vital beginning, of a steady drive forward which gained momentum and power until United States /5().

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This book does an excellent job of this and really details the daily struggles and extremely harsh life of the men of DesRon /5(). Excellent source of information on Arleigh Burke Destroyer squadron 23 book Destroyer Squadron 23 during WWII, but a very very very detailed book and the narrative drags along.

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Arleigh “knot” Burke over a week period at. Destroyer Squadron 10 (Atlantic) The fourth squadron of 1,ton destroyers formed in World War II and the first composed of Gleaves class destroyers was Destroyer Squadron After World War II, the squadron, known as "Lightning 10", was a readiness squadron—since decommissioned by the Navy—one of two such destroyer units in Norfolk.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88), along with the “Easyriders” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37, Det. 1, returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, J following a deployment to the U.S.

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Burke and the day-to-day lives of the men of DesRon 23 during their time the Solomon Islands. This book does an excellent job of this and really details the daily struggles and extremely harsh life of the men of DesRon /5.

Destroyer Squadron 23 won its great fame, and a Presidential Unit Citation, under its second commander, who broke his flag 23 October This was Captain Arleigh A.

Burke. A firm believer in the "attack-attack-attack" school of destroyer tactics, Admiral Burke led his squadron into action in the Bougainville operations when on the night of 1.

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USS Converse (DD), a Fletcher-class destroyer, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for George A. Converse (–).

Converse was launched 30 August by Bath Iron Works Corp., Bath, Maine; sponsored by Miss A. V. Jackson; and commissioned 20 NovemberCommander D. C. E. Hamberger in command.The book, "Destroyer Squadron 23" by Ken Jones, has long been out of print and difficult to obtain; but it is now being made available by The United States Naval Institute.

It is being reprinted in paper back form and is listed as their catalog no. Price is $ ( to USNI members).Destroyer Squadron 2 is a destroyer squadron of the United States is administratively part of Commander, Naval Surface Forces ofthe following destroyers are assigned to this squadron: USS Forrest Sherman, USS James E.

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