The Battlecruiser Hood


This is a revised version of Roberts’ book on the “Mighty Hood” for Conway’s Anatomy Of The Ship series. As you would expect from this series the majority of the book is devoted to a comprehensive set of technical drawings of the ill-fated battlecruiser. In his account of the ship Roberts briefly covers the background to her design, her operational history and provides a description of her systems. The photographic section includes some fascinating shots onboard such as the engine room

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