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Thomas E. and Sisters

Thomas E. and Sisters

A printed summary of the twelve destroyers of the Allen M. Sumner class, all completed as light minelayers during 1944. The author served on Thomas E Fraser (DM-24), attached to Mine Division Seven and present at Okinawa and Iwo Jima; her war service is described in some detail. The other eleven... more

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  • ISBN 9781563113345
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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A printed summary of the twelve destroyers of the Allen M. Sumner class, all completed as light minelayers during 1944. The author served on Thomas E Fraser (DM-24), attached to Mine Division Seven and present at Okinawa and Iwo Jima; her war service is described in some detail. The other eleven vessels comprised Smith, Shannon, Bauer, Adams, Tolman, Wiley, Shea, Ditter, Lindsey, Gwin and Ward; their war service is given in summary with pictures.