Battle-Cruisers: A History 1908-48

ʇ Hardcover ॉ Battle-Cruisers: A History 1908-48 For Free 䩈 By Ronald Bassett ᒓ ʇ Hardcover ॉ Battle-Cruisers: A History 1908-48 For Free 䩈 By Ronald Bassett ᒓ A lean and hungry breed of warship, the battle cruisers burned their names deeply into the annals of sea warfare.Fast and heavy gunned, the battle cruiser could overhaul and destroy anything at sea except the battleship.The brain child of Admiral Jacky Fisher, the battle cruiser was intended to be light, fast, and able to avoid action with ships of the line.However, the battle cruisers came to be treated as fast battleshipsAnd expected to fight as a battleship.But their design rendered them vulnerable and left them outmatched.This weakness was cruelly exposed at the battle of Jutland in 1916, where three of the battle cruisers exploded.Known as the Splendid Cats for their speed and viciousness, battle cruisers fought at Heligoland Bight, the Falklands Islands, Dogger Bank and Jutland Following the First World War the battle cruisers biggest enemy was the scrapyard.Once the world was plunged into war, and four battle cruisers would be lost during the Second World War.The most famous is perhaps the Hood, following the action against the Bismark.Only the Renown survived both world wars, yet she was condemned to the breakers yard in the summer of 1948.From the far side of the world to home waters, the battle cruisers played a vital part in the British war effort.Combining meticulous research with a novelists flair for storytelling, Battle Cruisers vividly describes the life and times of the sixteen battle cruisers built for the Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy.Yet ships do not fight on their own This is also the story of the men who served, lived, fought and faced adversity in these floating worlds.Ronald Bassett 1924 1996 was born in Chelsea During the Munich crisis, at age fourteen, he falsified enlistment papers to become a Rifleman of the King s Royal Rifle Corps 60th Rifles Following active service, he was exposed and discharged In his records, his colonel noted, A good soldier I am sorry to lose him Undismayed, he immediately entered the Royal Navy, in which he remained for fourteen years, serving in the Arctic, North Atlantic, Mediterranean, the Far East and, later, Korea He died in Surrey. 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    • Hardcover
    • B01KVLS51S
    • Battle-Cruisers: A History 1908-48
    • Ronald Bassett
    • English
    • 03 July 2017
    • 296 pages

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