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Monday, February 07, 2011 - 07:54 AM UTC
Nimble Books is proud to announce the release of their latest maritime book, "PT Boats Behind The Scenes." This hardback book is available now from Amazon.com for $59.00 or $14.00 for the Kindle e-reader version.
From the publisher:

"An inside look at the massive efforts needed to keep the Navy's PT Boats in fighting trim. From the stories of Repair Training Units, Bases, FEMU barges, and tenders, the reader will get a real understanding of the men who made up these specialized units. Almost two hundred rarely seen photographs selected by Frank J. Andruss Sr, curator of the acclaimed Mosquito Fleet Exhibit. Photographs and ship histories of every PT tender that operated in World War II. Numerous photographs of forward bases in the Solomons, New Guinea, the Dutch East Indies, the Philippines, the Mediterranean, and England. Detailed accounts of personnel, facilities, and curriculum at the Repair Training Units. An indispensable and unique source for anyone interested in the history of U.S. patrol torpedo boats in World War II. "

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All, Take it from me. ... This is a very good book, as was Frank Andruss' first book ... You should get both of his books ... Garth
FEB 07, 2011 - 09:04 AM
Looks like a must have for us moquito boat fans. Bob
FEB 08, 2011 - 03:54 AM
I would say so, yes. In fact: All of the books regarding PT and MAS boats from Nimble are worth it. Their website is LINK Garth
FEB 10, 2011 - 03:12 AM

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