The Destroyer Killer – By Edwin P. Hoyt





“The DESTROYER KILLER” By Edwin P. Hoyt. Foreword by Vice Admiral Ralph W. Christie, USN (Ret.). From the author of “Bowfin,” “Submarines At War” and many other great World War II naval books. This is true story of Commander Sam Dealey and the men of the submarine USS Harder (SS-257). Dealey earned the title ‘Destroyer Killer’ after sinking five Japanese destroyers during one of his many successful Pacific patrols. For his amazing achievements Dealey was decorated with four Navy Crosses. In August 1944 Harder was lost with all hands–Commander Dealey was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. This is the first and only edition (never published in a hardback) of this very scarce book. 1989 first Paperback edition with very impressive color artwork on the cover. 222 pages, no photos maps or index.

Good + Cond. – $29.88



Other books of interest:

Back From The Deep



Clear The Bridge!

Cruisers For Breakfast

The Destroyer Killer

Eight Survived

Final Dive

Find ‘Em, Chase ‘Em, Sink ‘Em

Full Fathom Five

USS Lionfish Model Kit

Overdue And Presumed Lost

Return From The River Kwai


Silent Running

The Silent Service

Silent Victory

Submarine Admiral

Submarine Commander

Submarine Diary

Submarine Grayback

Take Her Deep

Through Hell And Deep Water

Undersea Victory

Wake Of The Wahoo

War Beneath The Waves

War Fish

U.S. Submarine Losses