Trade paperback. 322pp., Bibliographic References, Bibliography, Index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. First edition, first printing thus. The story of the role of escort carriers in the Battle of the Atlantic. Officially designated as CVE’s, popularly known as JEEP carriers or baby flat-tops, for the men who patrolled in these slow, under-armored and poorly armed ships they were known as Combustible, Vulnerable and Expendable. No previous ownership marks. A very clean, square, unmarked copy. No spine crease. Near fine.