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Sailors' Journey Into War

By Maher, Robert and Wise, James
1998, Kent State University Press
ISBN 0873385837
Hardcover, 207pages, photos

Descripton: The story of U.S.destroyer USS BORIE DD215, from crew training beginning in November 1939 for ultimate duty as participants in the Battle of the Atlantic, to patrols and then convoy duty, and finally "Hunter-Killer" operations. BORIE's WWII action ended with a spectacular night surface battle with U-405, following an encounter with U-256. U-405 went down with all hands, and BORIE also sank due to hull damage. Includes additional accounts and photos of other U-boats under attack and sinking.

The following pages link to this title
Allied Warship Commanders. Hutchins
Allied Warships. USS Borie (i)
U-boats of WWII. U-256
U-boats of WWII. U-405