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HMAS Sydney : loss and controversy

Author: T R Frame
Publisher: Sydney : Hodder & Stoughton, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On 19 November 1941 ... HMAS Sydney fought a close-quarters naval battle with the German armed raider HSK Kormoran, off ... the West Australian coast. Both ships suffered mortal damage and later sank. Although more than 300 German sailors were recovered ... or captured ... none of the 645 men aboard Sydney survived. [This] offers the most thorough and comprehensive examination of that fateful event, which continues  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T R Frame
ISBN: 0340584688 9780340584682
OCLC Number: 32234178
Description: xv, 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Tom Frame.

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"On 19 November 1941 ... HMAS Sydney fought a close-quarters naval battle with the German armed raider HSK Kormoran, off ... the West Australian coast. Both ships suffered mortal damage and later sank. Although more than 300 German sailors were recovered ... or captured ... none of the 645 men aboard Sydney survived. [This] offers the most thorough and comprehensive examination of that fateful event, which continues to arouse heated debate"--Cover.

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