Sinking Force Z 1941

The day the Imperial Japanese Navy killed the battleship

; Adam Tooby (Illustratør)

A history and analysis of one of the most dramatic moments in both air power and naval history. With the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales and Repulse, no battleship was safe on the open ocean, and the a. Les mer
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A history and analysis of one of the most dramatic moments in both air power and naval history. With the sinking of HMS Prince of Wales and Repulse, no battleship was safe on the open ocean, and the aircraft took its crown as the most powerful maritime weapon

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Innholdsfortegnelse

INTRODUCTION
CHRONOLOGY
ATTACKER'S CAPABILITIES
The new rulers of the sea
DEFENDER'S CAPABILITIES
The Royal Navy's mission to Singapore
CAMPAIGN OBJECTIVES
The imperial rivals
THE CAMPAIGN
The last day of the big-gun battleship
ANALYSIS
FURTHER READING
INDEX

Om forfatteren

Angus Konstam hails from the Orkney Islands, and is the author of over 100 history books, 60 of which are published by Osprey. This acclaimed author has written widely on naval history, from Sovereigns of the Seas and Piracy: The Complete History to his most recent bestseller, Hunt the Bismarck. A former naval officer and museum professional, he worked as the Curator in both the Royal Armouries, Tower of London and the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West, Florida. He now works as a full-time author and historian, and lives in Orkney, Scotland.