Grey boards with bright silver-gilt titling to the spine, in the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. (xxv) + (3) + 272 pp. Illustrated in full colour and b/w, including maps and diagrams, etc. "In March 1982, the guided-missile destroyer HMS Coventry was one of a small squadron of ships on exercise off Gibraltar...... By the end of April that year, she was sailing south in the vanguard of the Task Force towards the Falklands....... On 25 May, Coventry was attacked by two Argentine Skyhawks, and hit by three bombs. The explosions tore out most of her port side and killed 19 of the cr... View More...
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