World Battlefronts: Wales, Repulse: A Lesson

OUTTOWNING FOUR DAYS SWELL STORY

When CBS's Far Eastern Correspondent Cecil Brown cabled these words to his home office from Singapore last week, he had no idea what an overwhelming story he was going out of town to report. He had no way of guessing that he would see a clash which almost certainly would radically change the British understanding of warfare at sea. The story:

As Admiral Sir Tom Phillips put to sea with his Fleet (which had only been his Fleet for ten days, since his arrival at Singapore to meet his...

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