The Sinking of the Prince of Wales & Repulse: The End of a Battleship Era? (BOK)

Martin Middlebrook, Patrick Mahoney

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On the third day of the war with Japan, two Royal Navy capital ships were sunk off Malaya by air torpedo attack. They had not requested the air support that could have saved them and 840 men died in the battleship HMS Prince of Wales and the battle cruiser HMS Repulse. The authors re-create for the reader not only what happened, but also what it was like for the men involved. They dispose of several myths to explain the events of those confused hours, and address the uncertainty, controversy and strong emotions that surrounded the militarily disastrous sinkings.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2004 Forfatter Martin Middlebrook, Patrick Mahoney
Forlag
LEO COOPER
ISBN 9781844150755
Antall sider 366 Dimensjoner 14cm x 22cm x 3,1cm
Vekt 520 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Maritime history