Events for Wednesday 24th May 2017


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, unequalled for size, for twenty years the Hood 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, photos and… Read more...

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