The legendary Battle of the Denmark Strait, which saw the mighty German battleship Bismarck sink Britain's HMS Hood in an epic duel of the titans, has been dogged by controversy to this day. Was the doomed HMS Hood really sunk by a shell that penetrated her wooden decks to explode in one of her magazine compartments? Others believe that Bismarck's ......
The Battle of the Denmark Strait - a Technical Analysis
The strategic, operational, tactical, technical and terminal aspects are discussed one by one to progressively review how the Protagonists used the available resources within the various contexts. A cinematic and ballistic Model of the Battle was then developed and used to carry out a statistical analysis. The results open up a new perspective.
An Analysis of the Battle and the Loss of HMS Hood
On 24 May 1941 within minutes of battle being joined the pride of the Royal Navy, 'HMS Hood', had been sunk and its newest battleship outfought. However, the 'Bismarck' had also been seriously wounded. This book analyses the battle and sheds light on it through a re-analysis of photographic images and documentary evidence to detail the events.
Patrol Summaries and Merchant Ship Survivors Landed in Bermuda 1940-1944
Bermuda was besieged by German and Italian U-boats in the Second World War, representing an ignominious period of defence and defeat for the Allies. It was a small but fascinating body of water, and a bellwether for the overall war at the time. This book will add colourful new content to the history of the Second World War.