Events for Friday 24th May 2013


On This Day in History

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HMS Hood is sunk

24th May 1941

German battleship Bismarck sinks the feared HMS Hood off Greenland with the loss of more than 1,400 lives. The ship explodes when a German shell hits the Hood's ammunition store.

Further Reading

The Battlecruiser HMS Hood
(Hardback - 272 pages)
by Bruce Taylor

The battlecruiser HMS Hood is one of the great warships of history. Unmatched for beauty and charisma, unequalled for size, for 20 years the she was the glory ship of the Royal Navy, flying the flag across the world in the twilight years of the British Empire. Here, in words,… Read more...

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