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Ordeal by Exocet


This book is an account of the Falklands War, from the point of view of HMS Glamorgan. HMS Glamorgan was a County-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that served as the flagship of Admiral Woodward until he transferred his flag to HMS Hermes at Ascension on April 15th. During the war, HMS Glamorgan took part in the bombardment of Port Stanley, supported British special forces during the raid on Pebble Island, provided naval gunfire support during the battle of Two Sisters, and survived being hit by an Argentine Exocet missile (albeit with 13 crew members killed, and more wounded).


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Ordeal by Exocet: HMS Glamorgan and the Falklands War 1982

By Ian Inskip

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HMS Glamorgan was in the thick of the fighting throughout the war. Her role for most of the time was that of an expendable escort and she became the only ship to survive an Exocet hit. Incorporating vivid firsthand accounts and illustrated with photographs, the book also portrays the daily life of an escort under wartime conditions and describes only too clearly the tension, fear, storm, cold, disaster and sorrow which were so close at hand.

New light is shed on the Belgrano affair and startling facts are revealed about other incidents including the high level conduct of the war. There is a detailed account of the successful deception plan, Operation Tornado, and the impact of the war on the families left at home.

While attacking the enemy, Glamorgan faced missiles, bombs, shells and rockets. Personal accounts recall these attacks, and other operations including the Pebble Island raid. All the Exocet attacks on the Battle Group are included, culminating with the desperate fight to save the ship, which came perilously close to sinking. The aftermath and the trauma experienced by those who lost shipmates brings home the gruesome reality of war. Written by one who experienced at first hand that reality, Ordeal by Exocet is a gripping read for historian, enthusiast and general reader alike.

Ordeal by Exocet by Ian Inskip (2006-02-20)

By Ian Inskip

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