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By Nick Childs

the tale of HMS Invincible, a boat whose eventful lifestyles tale, it's argued, embodies that of the Royal military itself in the course of the moment 1/2 the 20 th century and into the twenty first. From her notion and layout, via her quite a few deployments (including the Falklands) and her evolving position and technical model to satisfy altering strategic specifications, her fluctuating fortunes were intertwined with these of the Royal army as a complete. Now, as a brand new breed of providers is being commissioned to exchange her, this completely researched research of her profession is the suitable platform from which to invite the real questions concerning the destiny position of the Royal military and Britain’s position within the world.

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