Introduction /Design & Development /Operational History /Destroyer Roles /Camouflage /Life on Board /Destroyers in Action /Specifications /Bibliography
Packed with photos and stunning new artwork, this is a concise history of the Royal Navy's wartime-built destroyers, the backbone of the fleet.
Angus Konstam is an acclaimed military and naval historian, and one of Osprey's most experienced and respected authors, with 60 Osprey titles in print. His other books include Jutland: Twelve Hours to Win the War, Sovereigns of the Seas: The quest to build the perfect Renaissance battleship, and The Battle of North Cape. A former naval officer, underwater archaeologist and maritime museum curator, Angus has had a long and passionate love affair with the sea, maritime history and warships. Angus is now a full-time writer and historian, and has served as the Chair of the Society of Authors in Scotland. He currently lives in Edinburgh. For more details visit the author's website at www.anguskonstam.com