Germany's High Sea Fleet in the World War

By: von SCHEER, Reinhard, Admiral

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von SCHEER, Reinhard, Admiral. Germany's High Sea Fleet in the World War. With a Portrait and Twenty-eight Plans. Cassell, 1920. First UK Edition. Pp (6),v-xiv,(2),3-375,(1), portrait frontispiece + 2 fldg maps. 8vo, decorated blue cloth. Anderson 1097. Von Scheer (September 30, 1863 – November 26, 1928) was in comand of the High Seas Fleet at the Battle of Jutland, known to the Germans as the Battle of the Skagerrak. Contents : Part I.The First Two Years of the War to the Battle of the Skagerrak. 1. The Outbreak of War; 2. Relative Strengths and the Strategic Situation; 3. Awaiting the Enemy's Offensive; 4. The English Break into the Heligoland Bight; 5. The Autumn and Winter Months of 1914; 6. Bombardment of Scarborough and Hartlepool, and the Battle of Dogger Bank; 7. The Year of the War 1915; 8. Preparations for Increased Fleet Activity; 9. Enterprises in the Hoofden, and the Bombardment of Yarmouth and Lowestoft. Part II.From the Battle of the Skagerrak tothe Unrestricted U-boat Warfare. 10. The Battle of the Skagerrak; 11. Afte r the Battle; 12. Airship Attacks. Part III.The U-boat Campaign. 13. The Military and Political Significance of the U-boat Campaign; 14. Our U-boats and their Method of Warfare; 15. Activity of the Fleet during the U-boat Campaign; 16. The Conquest of the Baltic Islands and the Capture of Helsingfors; 17. Our Light Craft in Action, and Advance of our Fleet to the NorwegianCoast; 18. The Navy Command. Conclusion. With bibliography and index. Fold ing plans: "The Expedition against Sunderland, August 18-20, 1916" and "Plan of the Minefield in the German Bight." A few stains to the somewhat sunned spine, else a vg, clean and tight copy. 140.00

Title: Germany's High Sea Fleet in the World War

Author Name: von SCHEER, Reinhard, Admiral

Categories: 64,

Publisher: Cassell, 1920,:

Seller ID: 75989

Keywords: GERMANY GERMAN NAVY HISTORY FLEET NAVAL JUTLAND SUBMARINES U-BOATS ,