Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Doomed Destroyer” as Want to Read:
Doomed Destroyer
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Doomed Destroyer

3.70  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  4 reviews
On March 1st 1940, Adolf Hitler ordered Operation Weserubung: the invasion of Norway. Having swept across Europe, the Nazi assault on Scandinavia was designed to secure the valuable iron ore being delivered by rail from Sweden to the Norwegian port of Narvik. To complete the task, Hitler sent ten large destroyers, with 220 Alpine Troops on each. Five smaller British H ...more
Kindle Edition, 560 pages
Published April 10th 2018 by Clink Street Publishing
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Doomed Destroyer, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Doomed Destroyer

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-23
Average rating 3.70  · 
Rating details
 ·  10 ratings  ·  4 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of Doomed Destroyer
Karen Cole
Apr 14, 2018 rated it liked it
The sheer amount of information presented in Doomed Destroyer is incredible, there are detailed ship diagrams, photographs, diary entries, newspaper reports, radio transcripts, letters, the testimonies of survivors and the families, and far more. The book is mostly focused on the aftermath of The Battle of Narvik in which the destroyer, HMS Hunter was lost with the loss of most of the crew but the account actually opens with the ship's involvement in the Spanish Civil War when it was badly ...more
Rosemarie
Apr 04, 2018 rated it liked it
Comprehensive, with fascinating first-person accounts, but could have done with some cleaning up and reorganisation
Lindsay  Caffin
Nov 15, 2018 rated it did not like it
Unreadable
Yvonne
Apr 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.5 * rounded up.
The author has created a book that is very heavy on factual details and also accounts. This is where I would recommend buying a paperback book as I think this would be more easy to follow than on an e-reader. It is packed with information about HMS Hunter and its crew.

There is everything from ship layout schematics, photographs, transcripts from the BBC World Service broadcasts, maps, newspaper reports and well; you start to get the picture of how much research and detail the
...more
C Barker
rated it it was amazing
Aug 13, 2019
richard pearce
rated it really liked it
Aug 18, 2018
Gloria Keogh
rated it it was amazing
Nov 23, 2018
Robert W. Dixon-Gough
rated it it was amazing
Jun 21, 2019
Michael John Harris
rated it it was amazing
May 27, 2019
Benjamin Finley
marked it as to-read
Jan 14, 2018
Ross
is currently reading it
Jan 17, 2018
Dennis
is currently reading it
Aug 11, 2018
Shane
marked it as to-read
Aug 12, 2018
David Robinson
is currently reading it
Aug 13, 2018
joan parker
is currently reading it
Aug 23, 2018
Bob Pulsifer
is currently reading it
Sep 21, 2018
Alan Williams
marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2018
Grahame Bourne
is currently reading it
Oct 08, 2018
D W Brett
marked it as to-read
May 10, 2019
John Acheson
marked it as to-read
May 12, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • At the Going Down of the Sun (Sheridans, #1)
  • The Archer's Tale (The Grail Quest, #1)
  • The Bridge Of A Hundred Dragons
  • Act of Valour (Knightshill Saga Book 3)
  • Goodbye Mickey Mouse
  • City of Gold
  • Berlin Game (Bernard Samson, #1)
See similar books…

News & Interviews

When it comes to mysteries and thrillers, we're all guilty of loving a good trope from time to time. From "The butler did it!" to "They all did...
152 likes · 43 comments