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War on the high seas

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Published by Time-Life in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany. Kriegsmarine -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 187) and index.

    Statementby the editors of Time-Life Books.
    SeriesThe Third Reich
    ContributionsTime-Life Books.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD771 .W284 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1858266M
    ISBN 100809469952, 0809469960
    LC Control Number90010779

      The final sortie of the German High Seas Fleet during the First World War took place between 22 and 25 April This was its first mission into the North Sea since August , but it had not been inactive in the intervening 10 to 20 October it had conducted Operation Albion, a major amphibious operation that resulted in the Germans capturing the Baltic islands of Ösel. It includes background essays, thirty-one new scenarios, and 80 new silky-smooth die-cut playing pieces (60 double-sized "long" ship pieces and 20 square ones). It is not playable by itself; you’ll need our Jutland game and High Seas Fleet book to play the scenarios. You can, of course, just read the essays and fondle the pieces without.

    A World War II merchant marine ship is attacked by Nazi submarines in the seventh book in this action-packed middle grade series! Perfect for fans of the Hero and Scout books. Comes with a pull-out collectible poster and map! Holocaust on the High Seas In this explosive, first-hand account of Israel’s vicious, premeditated attack on the virtually unarmed intelligence-gathering vessel USS Liberty (AGTR-5) in the Mediterranean Sea in international waters on June 8, —the fourth day of the Six-Day War—survivor Phil Tourney describes in vivid detail the horror of that day and its aftermath, and tells the true.

    The High Seas Fleet remained a threat as a fleet in being that forced Britain to retain a majority of its capital ships in the North Sea. The set-piece battles and maneuvering have drawn historians' attention; however, it was the naval blockade of food and raw material imports into Germany which ultimately starved the German people and. High Seas Confederate: The Life and Times of John Newland Maffitt Royce Shingleton, Author University of South Carolina Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book.


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On 21 June the ships of the German High Seas Fleet—interned at Scapa Flow since the Armistice—began to founder, taking their British custodians completely by surprise. In breach of agreed terms, the fleet dramatically scuttled itself in a well-planned operation that consigned nearly half a million tons, and 54 of 72 ships, to the.

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High seas confederate: the life and times of John Newland Maffitt User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Maffitt's colorful career as a Confederate commander of the commerce raider C.S.S.

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Winkler, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Md.,$ It is a truism that the Cold War was a long era of mutual deterrence. Both superpowers were embroiled in proxy wars involving their allies, most notably in Korea, Vietnam and. ↑ In the book published in January,"The Grand Fleet, ," by Admiral Viscount Jellicoe of Scapa, the tasks of the British Fleet were set out as follows: (1) To ensure for British ships the unimpeded use of the seas, this being vital to the existence of an island nation, particularly one which is not self-supporting in regard to.

Perilous Fight: America’s Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, –, by Stephen Budiansky, Knopf,$35 Among America’s less glorious wars, was the most justified. Battling Napoléon Bonaparte for a decade, Britain had been seizing U.S. ships and impressing their crews into its navy.

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Governments in Great Britain and Germany had paid hugely to stage and win, and Mahan had taught everyone to expect. Hogg’s friend Wallis Nash, who spills a good bit of ink praising him in his book, A Lawyer’s Life on Two Continents, writes that he held the rank of colonel in the Confederate forces, and.High Seas Fleet is definitely one of those – it’s exactly what I’d hoped it would be.

The book is based on a single historical premise, and a question based off that premise. First, that the so-called “Dreadnought Race” before the First World War wasn’t much of a race.

This new book analyses all these issues, beginning with the fleet mutiny in the last months of the War that precipitated a social revolution in Germany and the eventual collapse of the will to fight. The Armistice terms imposed the humiliation of virtual surrender on the High Seas Fleet, and the conditions under which it was interned are Price: £