Description

Title: Destroyer Man – Autobiography of John Alliston DSO

Author: Alliston, John DSO

Condition: Very Good +

Edition: 1st Edition

Publication Date: 1985

ISBN: 0909104816

Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 188 pages

Comments: The story of John Alliston DSO. Awarded a Distinguished Service Order for service as commander of HMAS Warramunga in the Philippines campaign during World War 2.

HMAS Warramunga (D10/I44) was a Tribal class destroyer of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Built during World War II, the destroyer entered service in late 1942. She was initially assigned to convoy escort duties, but was assigned to the joint Australian-American Task Force 74 in 1943, and was involved in supporting numerous amphibious landings through the South-east Asian region until the end of the war.