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Sink the Haguro! the last destroyer action of World War Two by John Winton

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in English


  • Haguro (Ship).,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Winton.
LC ClassificationsD777.5.H/
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,180p.,(4)p. of plates :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14992916M
ISBN 100330281399

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May 15,  · The Battle of Malacca Strait is acclaimed as one of the finest sinkings of a heavy ship by destroyers alone, when five British destroyers engaged and sank the Japanese heavy cruiser "Haguro. The Battle of the Malacca Strait, sometimes called the Sinking of Haguro, and in Japanese sources as the Battle off Penang (ペナン沖海戦), was a naval battle that resulted from the British search-and-destroy operation in May , called Operation Dukedom, that resulted in the sinking of the Japanese cruiser rolf-luettecke.comon: Strait of Malacca. Get this from a library! Sink the Haguro!: the last destroyer action of the Second World War. [John Winton]. Jun 04,  · Winton, John Sink the Haguro!The Last Destroyer Action of the Second World War. London: Seeley, Service & Co, Excellent accounts of the battle including a Haguro survivor`s side of the action. No Quarter Asked - None Given.