Nightmare at Scapa Flow: The Truth About the Sinking of HMS "Royal Oak"

Nightmare at Scapa Flow: The Truth About the Sinking of HMS "Royal Oak"

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Sinking the battleship HMS Royal Oak in the Royal Navy's home anchorage, with the loss of more than 800 of her crew, was Germany's first shattering blow against Britain in the 1939-45 war. Within six weeks the long-standing German dream of breaching the defences of Scapa Flow had been achieved. Germany claimed the sinking for the submarine U-47, commanded by Lt. Gunther Prien. Prien and his crew became instant folk heroes, lauded, interviewed and exploited to extract… (more)

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Publisher: Birlinn (September 28, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 1.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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