The author has provided a stimulating account of the death of Force Z and challenged many of the previous accounts. ... a very credible presentation of an alternative view.


a fascinating study, we learn a lot about the composition of the Navy 200 years ago.

The Lady Magazine

This new 335 page book is everything you would want form a modeller's point of view - it's packed with photographs and plans of all the German battlecruisers, including those that were not completed or only reached the project stage. All in all, I can't recommend this book highly enough - it's right up there with the like of R.A. Burt and Norman Friedman and you'll have to go a long way to find a better publication.

IPMS - Battleship Special Interest Group

Well-written and informative

Military Modelling

A unique and atmospheric record

Julian Stockwin