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In the Highest Traditions of the Royal Navy

The Life of Captain John Leach MVO DSO

In the Highest Traditions of the Royal Navy( )
Author: Wills, Matthew B.
ISBN:978-0-7524-9864-5
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:History Press Limited, The
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $18.94
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On 10 December 1941, the Royal Navy battleship HMS Prince of Wales was sunk by Japanese bombers in the South China Sea. Amongst the several hundred men who went down with her was her Captain, John Leach, who had fought against frightful odds and to the very end made the best of an impossible situation with courage and calmness. He truly embodied 'the highest traditions of the Royal Navy'. Author Matthew B. Wills analyses the influences that shaped John Leach and led him ultimately to...
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