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USS Ward

The American destroyer USS Ward (DD-139) of 1918, led a very eventful life that would end in some unique irony. Artist Tom Freeman’s fine painting seen here, shows the Ward in action on 7 December, 1941, as she fires the first American shots of the Second World War. The ship was built at a record p

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Hello methc, so sorry to be responding so late, but I don't receive notifications on my posts anymore. The story of the Ward can be read online under the Wikipedia posts about the destroyer. I've never honestly looked up any books or magazine publications about the ship, but given the story, I'm sure some are published somewhere. Just doing a search for the "USS Ward" should bring up anything available.

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