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Hostages to Fortune By Arthur Nicholson

Hostages to Fortune by Arthur Nicholson

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Hostages to fortune

Hostages to Fortune Summary

Hostages to Fortune: Winston Churchill and the Loss of the Prince of Wales and Repulse by Arthur Nicholson

When the British battleship HMS Prince of Wales and the battle cruiser HMS Repulse were sunk by Japanese bombers on 10 December 1941, Winston Churchill is on record as having said 'In all the war I never received a more direct shock'. Their loss led to the fall of Singapore to the Japanese and the end of British supremacy in the Far East.

About Arthur Nicholson

Arthur Nicholson is a practicing lawyer and a graduate of the Georgetown University Foreign Service where he studied International politics and history. He has been interested in warships and naval history since childhood, and worked as a volunteer with historians and veterans at the National Museum of the Pacific War. Arthur lives in San Antonio, Texas, USA, This is his first book.

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GOR002941713
9780750939485
0750939486
Hostages to Fortune: Winston Churchill and the Loss of the Prince of Wales and Repulse by Arthur Nicholson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
The History Press Ltd
2005-02-17
224
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