The End of Glory

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The largest warship afloat when it came into service in 1920, the 'Mighty Hood' came to symbolize the power of the Royal Navy between the wars and its sinking by the Bismarck in 1941 was a bitter blow to British prestige. This history of the iconic ship draws on official documents as well as the personal accounts and reminiscences of more than 150 crewmen to tell the story of the battlecruiser in peace and war.

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The End of Glory

The End of Glory

War & Peace in HMS Hood 1916–1941

Hardback256pp Illustrated

9781848321397     Product Code: 220449

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The largest warship afloat when it came into service in 1920, the 'Mighty Hood' came to symbolize the power of the Royal Navy between the wars and its sinking by the Bismarck in 1941 was a bitter blow to British prestige. This history of the iconic ship draws on official documents as well as the personal accounts and reminiscences of more than 150 crewmen to tell the story of the battlecruiser in peace and war.

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