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Author Name:    SCHUBERT, Paul GIBSON, Langhorne.

Title:   Death of a Fleet : 1917-1919. 2d US pr no dj.

Publisher:    Coward-McCann, New York, 1933, 

Seller ID:   35681

SCHUBERT, Paul and Langhorne GIBSON. Death of a Fleet 1917-1919. NY: Coward-McCann Inc., (January) 1933. Second US Printing. Pp (4),v-x,(2),3-278, frontispiece + 6 pp plates. 8vo, green cloth. A detailed analysis of the German Naval mutinies of the late Great War period, and of their effects on thatnation's position in the treaty-making process at the cessation of hostili ties. "This astounding account of the collapse of the Imperial German Navy reveals how the death of a fleet was the birth of a revolution.[...] . As the result of eighteen months of research in England and Germany the authorsare able to unfold the facts of the death-dealing mutiny of 1917 and the m onths leading up to the finale in Scapa Flow. It is a story showing whereinand how the boast of the German War Lord- 'Our future lies upon the seas'- was answered for him by his own seamen." -from the dj (not present with th is copy). Chapters : 1. Unrest; 2. Prinzregent Luitpold; 3. Friedrich der Grosse; 4. U.S.P.D.; 5. Sailors' Union; 6. Power; 7. Kino; 8. Mutiny; 9. Discovery; 10. Arrest; 11. Justice; 12. Aftermath; 13. Spa; 14. The Fleet; 15.Downfall; 16. Negotiations; 17. Attack; 18. Dissolution; 19. Thuringen; 20 . Kiel; 21. Trade Union House; 22. Souchon; 23. The Meeting; 24. The Mass Meeting; 25. Blood; 26. Red Monday; 27. The Wik; 28. Conference; 29. Noske; 30. Night; 31. Tuesday; 32. Epidemic; 33. Squadron I; 34. Wilhelmshaven; 35. Wilhelm; 36. Berlin; 37. Terms; 38. Armistice; 39. Disillusion; 40. Duty;41. Königsberg; 42. Queen Elizabeth; 43. Disarmament; 44. Ludwig von Reute r; 45. Surrender; 46. Impotence; 47. Scapa Flow; 48. Proletariat; 49. The Officers; 50. Hope; 51. Treaty; 52. War; 53. Mastery; 54. The Signal; 55. The Sinking; 56. Epilogue. With bibliography and index. Very slightly rubbed,owner's signature, else vg. 45.00


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