POLLEN, Arthur H.
Title: British Navy in Battle.
Publisher:  Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, N.Y., 1919,
Seller ID: 87205
POLLEN, Arthur H. The British Navy in Battle. Illustrated. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1919. Pp [i]-viii,-358,(2),+ folding plate. Text Illustrations. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : 1. A Greeting (By Way of Dedication). 2. A Retrospect (TheFirst Crisis - The Second Crisis - The Third Crisis - The Fourth Crisis - The New Era). 3. Sea Fallacies: A Plea for First Principles. 4. Some Root Doctrines. 5. Elements of Sea Force. 6. The Actions. 7. Naval Gunnery Weapons and Technique (Fire Control - The Torpedo in Battle). 8. The Action that Never Was Fought. 9. The Destruction of Koenigsberg (The First Attempt - Success - A Problem in Control). 10. Capture of H I G M S Emden. 11. The Career of Von Spee I (Coronel). 12.Battle of the Falkland Islands I (The Careerof Von Spee II - A. Preliminary Movements). 13. Battle of the Falkland Isl ands II (B. Action with the Armoured Cruisers). 14. Battle of the Falkland Islands III (C. Action with the Light Cruisers - D. Action with the Enemy Transports). 15. Battle of the Falkland Islands IV (Strategy-Tactics-Gunnery- British Strategy - The Tactics of the Battle - A Point in Naval Ethics). 16. The Heligoland Affair (The North Sea). 17. The Action off the Dogger B ank I. 18. The Dogger Bank II. 19. The Battle of Jutland (I. North Sea Strategies). 20. The Battle of Jutland (continued) (II. The Urgency of a Decision). 21. The Battle of Jutland (continued) (III. The Distribution of Forces). 22. The Battle of Jutland (continued) (IV. The Second Phase). 23. The Battle of Jutland (continued) (V. The Three Objectives - The Tactical Plans: Admiral Scheer's Tactics, Sir David Beatty's Tactics, Sir John Jellicoe's Tactics). 24. The Battle of Jutland (continued) (VI. The Course of the Action - The German Retreat - The Night Actions and the Events of June 1). 25. Zeebriigge and Ostend (Strategical Object - Sir Roger Keyes's Tactics - Attack on the Mole - Moral Effect). Light waterstain to back cover, spine lettered worn, rubbed, hinges shaky, name, else good. 50.00