Lancelot Holland

Lancelot Holland

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lancelot Ernest Holland, CB was an admiral who commanded the British force in the Battle of Denmark Strait in May, 1941 against the German battleship Bismarck. Holland was killed during the battle. Admiral Holland was one of six sons and a daughter of a doctor who was also a brewer for the firm, Hunt and Edmonds. He was born in Middleton Cheney and was raised in the Banburyshire area. He entered the Royal Navy on 15 May 1902. On leaving HMS Britannia in September 1903, he was drafted to the China Station to join HMS Eclipse. He served in the far east until August 1905, the later part of his time there being spent in HMS Hampshireshow more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136699109
  • 9786136699103