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"Luxury fleet" : the Imperial German Navy, 1888-1918 / Holger H. Herwig.


London ; Boston : Allen and Unwin, 1980.
ISBN 0049430238, 9780049430235

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Subjects Deutschland.
Germany -- History, Naval.
Germany.
Germany. Kriegsmarine -- History.
Germany. Kriegsmarine.
Marine.
Military operations, Naval -- German.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, German.
Description 314 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-300) and index.
Contents Modest beginnings: the Prussian/German naval tradition to 1888 -- Kaiser Wilhelm II: the years of hope and misdirection, 1888-1898 -- The "new course": Alred V. Tirpitz, architect of the battle fleet, 1897-1905 -- The dreadnought challenge: the master plan goes awry, 1905-1911 -- "We have them up against the wall": denouement, 1912-1914 -- A place in the sun: the German colonial empire and the navy, 1884-1914 -- "Men fight, not ships": the personnel of the imperial German navy -- August 1914: the war that came too soon -- Jutland 1916: missed opportunity or fortunate escape? -- "Museum of experiments": the end of the battleship era, 1914-1918 -- "Between the Thames and Helgoland": German naval policies, 1917-1918 -- The sun sets: Scapa flow, 21 June 1919.
Genre History.
Naval history.
Geographic Area Germany
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6418573
(OCoLC)ocm06418573
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Herwig, Holger H.
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