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Hostages to Fortune by Arthur Nicholson
  

Hostages to Fortune

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Synopsis

Hostages to Fortune 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 the Author

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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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2005

Author

Arthur Nicholson

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Publisher

The History Press Ltd

Format

Hardback
224 pages

Categories

True war & combat stories

ISBN

9780750939485

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