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Queen Mary and the Cruiser
The Curacoa Disaster
By Thomas, David A. and Patrick Holmes
Descripton: A new analysis of the facts behind the October 1942 incident in which the passenger liner Queen Mary, acting as a troopship, overran her escort, the light cruiser Curacoa, cutting the latter in half and resulting in the death of 338 of her officers and crew.
From the uboat.net review: On 2 October, 1942, the Queen Mary, carrying over 10,000 U.S. troops across the Atlantic, ran over her escort, the cruiser Curacoa, slicing the latter in half with great loss of life. This book attempts to set the record straight on the ...
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Allied Warships. HMS Curacoa
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