Martin Middlebrook Ø 0 Free downloadEvents and seeks to provide some commentary on "the why behind key decisions to allow for "why behind key decisions to allow for to be learned from A must read for any military officer particularly those in naval services on the tragic conseuences of pride hubris and assumption of the enemy A really interesting
read it wasIt was good and loaded with details and the personal stories that bring it all to lifeAmazing to think that these ships were sent without any air cover into the teeth of the Japanese advance through Malaya when so many recent events showed what happens to these types of ships when the are left ndefended They are sunk and ickly Lesson of this story Billy Mitchell was right This is an outstanding account of the sinking of the battleship Prince of Wales and the battle cruis. Re Sunk Off Malaya By Air Torpedo Attack They Had sunk off Malaya by air torpedo attack They had reuested the air support that could have sa. A prolonged discussion of the history behind and of the sinking of the HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse The authors do their best not just to give an account but explain why decisions were made A fairly decent account of the tactical and operational mistakes that led to the loss of these two capital ships The British were taught a valuable lesson on the se of airpower and the limited value of battleships deployed without aircover The narrative was clear but the background was thin and there was little indepth
"Operational And Strategic Analysis "and strategic analysis this episode Fantastic read well researched and does a great job of supporting the most logical chain of events with grounded findings calling out hypotheticals where we just can t know for certain the order over.
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Er Repulse by Japanese carrying "aircraft close to Singapore in December 1941The authors have gone to trouble to seek out "close to Singapore in December 1941The authors have gone to great trouble to seek out interview survivors whose testimonies bring this tragic chapter in our sea history to lifeIt s a book that can be read by those who are not technically minded like me and there are some excellent appendices for those who wish to know The book is also well illustrated and since we know from the outset that the two ships were sunk the fascination of the story rests in finding out how and why and what were the repercussions A very well written book which I can recommend without hesitationDavid Lowther Author of The Blue Pencil the bluepencilcoukdavidlowtherblogwordpresscom See review of Richard HOUGH S T THE HUNTING OF FORCE VED s t The Hunting of Force Ved and 840 men died in the battleship HMS Prince of Wales and the battle cruiser HMS Repuls. .