-History of H.M.S. Hood-
Battle of the Denmark Strait Documentation Resource
Updated 04-Jan-2011

Here you will find information on the tragic "Battle of the Denmark Strait" of 24 May 1941. H.M.S. Hood was lost and H.M.S. Prince of Wales damaged during an engagement with a German formation composed of the battleship Bismarck and heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. You can view our own article on the mission plus access an extremely in-depth resource of battle documentation.

Hood goes into battle, 24 May 1941

The Pursuit of Bismarck & Sinking of H.M.S. Hood
Our article covering the details of Hood's involvement in the operation to stop Bismarck


Battle of the Denmark Strait Research Materials
A listing of contemporary documents plus newer working notes and recollections available to individuals interested in re-examining the battle in detail.