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Blood on the Sea

American Destroyers Lost in World War II

By Parkin, Robert Sinclair
1996, Sarpedon, New York
ISBN 1885119178
348 pages, 59 b&w photos, 3 maps

Descripton: This book consists of a series of 71 short histories, in chronological order, one for each of the American destroyers which were lost during WWII. Although few were lost to U-boat attacks, the U-boat related stories are rather interesting. Of particular note would be the description of the battle between USS Borie and U-405 (Rolf-Heinrich Hopmann).