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Prince of Wales, 1941, some time before her 24 May engagement with Bismarck; note Supermarine Walrus aircraft being lowered on her sidePainting by J. C. Schmitz-Westerholt depicting Hood
Prince of Wales, 1941, some time before her 24 May engagement with Bismarck; note Supermarine Walrus aircraft being lowered on her sidePainting by J. C. Schmitz-Westerholt depicting Hood's loss on 24 May 1941; Prince of Wales is in the foreground
Smoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 1 of 2Smoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 2 of 2
Smoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 1 of 2Smoke from Prince of Wales and Hood, seen from Prinz Eugen, 24 May 1941, photo 2 of 2
Prince of Wales at Argentia, Newfoundland, 10-12 Aug 1941Religious service on board HMS Prince of Wales during Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941; note Roosevelt, Churchill, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound in presence; USS Arkansas in background
Prince of Wales at Argentia, Newfoundland, 10-12 Aug 1941Religious service on board HMS Prince of Wales during Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941; note Roosevelt, Churchill, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound in presence; USS Arkansas in background
Roosevelt and Churchill at the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10-12 Aug 1941, photo 1 of 2; Hopkins, Harriman, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound behind themRoosevelt and Churchill at the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10-12 Aug 1941, photo 2 of 2; Hopkins, Harriman, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound behind them
Roosevelt and Churchill at the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10-12 Aug 1941, photo 1 of 2; Hopkins, Harriman, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound behind themRoosevelt and Churchill at the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10-12 Aug 1941, photo 2 of 2; Hopkins, Harriman, King, Marshall, Dill, Stark, and Pound behind them
USS McDougal alongside HMS Prince of Wales during Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Aug 1941Winston Churchill petting the mascot of HMS Prince of Wales, Blackie, during the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Aug 1941
USS McDougal alongside HMS Prince of Wales during Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Aug 1941Winston Churchill petting the mascot of HMS Prince of Wales, Blackie, during the Atlantic Charter Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, Aug 1941
Battleship HMS Prince of Wales mooring in Singapore, 4 Dec 1941British battleship HMS Prince of Wales leaving Singapore, 8 Dec 1941
Battleship HMS Prince of Wales mooring in Singapore, 4 Dec 1941British battleship HMS Prince of Wales leaving Singapore, 8 Dec 1941
Attack on Prince of Wales and Repulse, 10 Dec 1941, photo 1 of 2Attack on Prince of Wales and Repulse, 10 Dec 1941, photo 2 of 2; photo taken by a Japanese pilot; note destroyer Electra or Express in foreground
Attack on Prince of Wales and Repulse, 10 Dec 1941, photo 1 of 2Attack on Prince of Wales and Repulse, 10 Dec 1941, photo 2 of 2; photo taken by a Japanese pilot; note destroyer Electra or Express in foreground
Crew of HMS Prince of Wales escaping from the sinking battleship, off Malaya, 10 Dec 1941HMS Prince of Wales listing heavily off Malaya, 10 Dec 1941
Crew of HMS Prince of Wales escaping from the sinking battleship, off Malaya, 10 Dec 1941HMS Prince of Wales listing heavily off Malaya, 10 Dec 1941
HMS Prince of Wales off Malaya after sustaining serious damage from Japanese air attacks, 10 Dec 1941HMS Prince of Wales under attack off Kuantan, Malaya, 10 Dec 1941
HMS Prince of Wales off Malaya after sustaining serious damage from Japanese air attacks, 10 Dec 1941HMS Prince of Wales under attack off Kuantan, Malaya, 10 Dec 1941
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Painting 'Sea Battle off Malaya' by Kanichi Nakamura, 1942
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