Hostages to Fortune by Arthur Nicholson
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Hostages to Fortune
By Arthur Nicholson

Hostages to Fortune

Winston Churchill and the Loss of the "Prince of Wales" and "Repulse"

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Hostages to Fortune by Arthur Nicholson

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750939485
ISBN-10: 0750939486
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - 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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