The Battlecruiser Hood

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Conway Maritime, 2001 - History - 127 pages
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The year 2001 witnesses the sixtieth anniversary of one of the most shocking and tragic episodes in the history of the Royal Navy; the loss of HMS Hood. Built during the First World War, the Hood was the largest, fastest and one of the most handsome capital ships in the world. This revised edition features a full and detailed description of every aspect of HMS Hood, analysing the genesis of the design and its contemporary significance

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J. W. Roberts is the former Head of Classics at Eton College. He is the author of City of Sokrates (Routledge, 1998), a founder member of the JACT Ancient History Committee, and General Editor of the LACTOR series of translated sources for Greek and Roman history.

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