The Corvettes: Forgotten Ships of the Royal Australian Navy

The Corvettes: Forgotten Ships of the Royal Australian Navy

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The Corvettes: Forgotten Ships of the Royal Australian Navy by Nesdale, Iris

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The history of the Australian Navy's Corvette ships. This book was intended as a tribute to the dedicated, courageous and efficient service performed by the fleet of the Australian built minesweeping Corvettes and the men who served on them during World War II. Soon after Australia declared war in 1939, the need for a naval unit of small minesweeping vessels was recognized, 60 were eventually built - 36 serving with the Royal Australian Navy. personal recollections and formal records to tell the story of the RAN's WWII corvettes.

This is their story

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Book Condition:
Used Book - bumped corners of boards, uniform age toning to pages, pages held tight in bindings- otherwise no other major problems
Outer Cover on Book:
Heavy Hard Boards
Total Pages:
282
Publication Date:
1982
Comment:
1st edition

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