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HMAS SYDNEY Loss & Controversy

Tom Frame
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Analysis of a gun battle between the Light Cruiser HMAS Sydney and the disguised German auxiliary raider HSK Kormoran in 1941, which resulted in the sinking of both ships. Discusses recent developments in archival research and scientific analysis, and addresses questions such as why the Australian cruiser and her entire crew were lost without trace, and the reason for the lack of communication following the battle. Includes references, a bibliography and an index. The author is a former naval lieutenant, and research officer to the Chief of Naval Staff. His other publications include the bestselling ‘Where Fate Calls: The HMAS Voyager tragedy’, and ‘The Garden Island’. pp. 300 illusts #0618R

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AuthorTom Frame
Number of pages300
PublisherHodder & Stoughton
Year Published1999
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