FLEET THAT HAD TO DIE by Richard Hough

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The author has done full and exciting justice to the narrative itself, while alighting its historically crucial point...This does not detract from the achievement of the goal of a story of wide general interest and journalistic
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On the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War in 1904 Russia's Baltic Fleet was sent to the aid of embattled troops in Russia's Chinese enclaves. The two fleets met at Tsushima on May 27, 1905.Most thought the Russians would have little trouble defeating Japanese naval forces. What followed was perhaps the greatest naval victory of all time. The acclaimed author of The Bounty has written another gripping tale of the sea.
 

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Published December 1, 1953 by Chatto Educ.. 160 pages
Genres: History, Travel, War. Non-fiction
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The author has done full and exciting justice to the narrative itself, while alighting its historically crucial point...This does not detract from the achievement of the goal of a story of wide general interest and journalistic

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