"The Most Dangerous Moment of the War": Japan's Attack on the Indian Ocean, 1942

by John Clancy


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612005331
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
Publication date: 10/11/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Sales rank: 814,224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

John Clancy is an experienced author of over fifteen local history books and holds an MA in archaeology and heritage from the University of Leicester. His father was a survivor of the sinking of HMS Cornwall, and later in life he met another survivor who provided many missing links in the story.

Table of Contents


1 The Background to the Conflict
2 The Allied Response
3 Political Divisions as Ceylon Prepares
4 The Events of Easter 1942
5 The Loss of the Cornwall, the Dorsetshire and Other Ships
6 Survivors’ Stories
7 Nagumo Follows up with Trincomalee and More Ships are Sunk
8 The Sequel and its Aftermath
9 Victory or Defeat?

A Poem by Emlyn Parry, a former seaman of HMS Dorsetshire

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