this post and thread is NOT
for discussion but only to be used as REFERENCE LINK
the related threads written on the many years of discussion on this forum already made.
Since the arguments frame should be considered CLOSED
and we expect no more BIG argument news, I kindly ask anybody willing to add post's about this subject to use the already provided threads listed for this reason here below.
I have to thank the Royal Navy Official Historian for World War 2
, namely Stephen Roskill
for having preserved all documents and related links on his Churchill Cambridge Archives and his publications :
Here the links that relates to this " regrattable aftermath " story for everybody benefit and understanding.
1) The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait -> The beginning of this story with the War Cabinet May/June 1941 minutesviewtopic.php?f=1&t=6728
2) Denmark Strait and RN Articles of War -> The real reasons for the inquiry initial intention by Adm Pound.viewtopic.php?f=1&t=5830
3) Hit on POW compass platform -> The truth about the HMS Prince of Wales disengagement time and reasonsviewtopic.php?f=1&t=6276
4) The Norfolk and Suffolk tracks at Denmark Strait -> The truth about the 2 heavy cruisers distance during the battleviewtopic.php?f=1&t=8231
5) The Plot -> What as been done in order to "change" the previously declared heavy cruiser distance during the battleviewtopic.php?f=1&t=6495
6) Cover up synopsis -> What has been done by Adm Tovey to "change" the reality and enable the Officers recognitionviewtopic.php?f=1&t=6799
7) The Court Martial for the Denmark Strait -> The final closure by the Admiralty and Churchill on Adm 205/10viewtopic.php?f=1&t=6728
We re-constructed this story bottom up, while having at hand the following information already available on Stephen Roskill books, it coudl have been faster and a lot easier.
Here some references directly from Stephen Roskill books :
In order to honor a soldier, we have to tell the truth about what happened over there. The whole, hard, cold truth. And until we do that, we dishonor her and every soldier who died, who gave their life for their country. ( Courage Under Fire )