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CHURCHILL, Winston S. The World Crisis, 1911-1914 . London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, (April 1923). Second UK Printing. Pp. (8),-536, + 6 maps (5 of which are folding) and 2 facsimile leaves. 8vo, navy blue cloth, pressed titles to front, gilt titles to spine. Recounts Churchill's time spent as the First Lord of the Admiralty in the lead-up to the Great War. Contents: 1. The Vials of Wrath; 2. Milestones to Armageddon; 3. The Crisis of Agadir; 4. Admirals All; 5. The German Navy Law; 6. The Romance of Design; 7. The North Sea Front; 8. Ireland and the European Balance; 9. The Crisis; 10. The Mobilization of the Navy; 11. War: The Passage of the Army; 12. The Battle in France; 13. On the Oceans; 14. In the Narrow Seas; 15. Antwerp; 16. The Channel Ports; 17. The Grand Fleet and the Submarine Alarm; 18. Coronel and the Falklands; 19. With Fisher at the Admiralty; 20. The Bombardmentof Scarborough and Hartlepool; 21. Turkey and the Balkans. Some wear to ou ter hinges with light bumping to spine ends, else vg. 100.00
Title: World Crisis, 1911-1914. 2nd pr.
Publisher: Thornton Butterworth Limited, London, 1923,:
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