USS Bernadou (DD-153) at Safi, 8 November 1942

USS Bernadou (DD-153) at Safi, 8 November 1942

Here we see the Wickes class destroyer USS Bernadou (DD-153) after she had landed her troops at Safi, North Africa, during Operation Torch (8 November 1942). Note that her masts had been removed to give her a lower profile.

U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History, Norman Friedmann . The standard history of the development of American destroyers, from the earliest torpedo boat destroyers to the post-war fleet, and covering the massive classes of destroyers built for both World Wars. Gives the reader a good understanding of the debates that surrounded each class of destroyer and led to their individual features.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (23 December 2017), USS Bernadou (DD-153) at Safi, 8 November 1942 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Bernadou_DD153_safi.html

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