Destroyer Evolution 1944-1955

Destroyer Evolution 1944-1955
Part three of a series of US Navy illustrations of the evolution of the destroyer covers 1944-1955 and shows the Allen M. Sumner class destroyer USS Allen M. Sumner (DD-692), the Forest Sherman class destroyer USS Hull (DD-945) and the Charles F. Adams class guilded missile destroyer USS Charles F. Adams (DDG-2)

Destroyer Evolution 1902-1920 Destroyer Evolution 1920-1944 Destroyer Evolution 1944-1955 Destroyer Evolution 1953-1962

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 (20 January 2018), Destroyer Evolution 1944-1955 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_destroyer_evolution_1944_1955.html

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