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"Hood"

Life and Death of a Battlecruiser

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"Hood": Life and Death of a Battlecruiser by Roger Chesneau
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'The Mighty Hood', as she became known, was launched in 1918 to much public acclaim. She was a magnificent ship: 860ft long and displacing 42,100 tons, Hood was one of the fastest capital ships in the world. Hood's peacetime role took her on goodwill visits around the world. When war came in 1939, however, after 21 years without a major refit the Hood was in no shape to face Germany's modern, better armoured battleships. In action with the Bismarck on 24 May 1941, she exploded and sank with the loss of all but three of her crew. Roger Chesneau's book investigates this tragic story, providing a lively mix of technical data and historical narrative.

Author Biography

Roger Chesneau is a naval and military author of some distinction; his book AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OF THE WORLD has never been bettered. He works in publishing and has edited and designed any number of military and naval books.
Release date NZ
July 25th, 2002
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
100 B/W Photo\Illu(s),15 Diagram(s),15 Line Drawing(s),4 Map(s)
Imprint
Weidenfeld Military
Pages
192
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9780304359806
Product ID
1652417

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