Tin Can Sailors

Tin Can Sailors

Tin Can Sailors is the name of The National Association of Destroyer Veterans in the United States. It currently numbers over 24,000 members.Fact|date=February 2007

"Tin can sailor" is a term used to refer to sailors in destroyers.

"The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors" is a book by James D. Hornfischer about the Battle off Samar on October 25, 1944, in which destroyers saw off a much larger force of Japanese ships.

"Tales from a Tin Can: The USS Dale from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay" is a book by Michael Keith Olson which follows the destroyer USS "Dale" throughout World War II. The exploits of her sailors are told in their own words.

External links

* [http://www.destroyers.org/ Official website]

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