The Escort Carrier of the Second World War

The Escort Carrier of the Second World War Combustible, Vulnerable and Expendable!

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Synopsis

To the US Navy they were CVEs! To the Royal Navy auxiliary carriers! To crews of endangered merchantmen in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans they were heaven-sent protection! To their crews they were Combustible, Vulnerable, Expendable!The need for air cover against enemy aircraft and submarines brought unprecedented demand for carriers. Over 100 vessels were converted on specially built for convoy duty. This is their story, warts and all.

Book information

ISBN: 9781783402045
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
Imprint: Pen & Sword Maritime
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Language: English
Number of pages: 240
Weight: -1g