Troops embark on USS Ward (APD-16), 30 July 1944

Troops embark on USS Ward (APD-16), 30 July 1944
Here we see troops embarking on the Wickes class destroyer USS Ward (APD-16) at Maffin Bay, in preparation for the landings at Cape Sansapore on 30 July 1944.
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 (25 November 2017), Troops embark on USS Ward (APD-16), 30 July 1944 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Ward_APD16_cape_sansapore.html

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