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MARDER, Arthur J. From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume I : The Road to War, 1904-1914. Volume II :The War Years: To the Eve of Jutland, [1914-1916]. London : Oxford Univers ity Press, 1961, 1965. First Edition. Pp [i]-xxii,-,(3), frontis + 8 pp plates; [i]-xxvi,-,(7), frontis + 8 plates + 8 maps & charts (some folding, some double page). Indexes. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Volume I : Part I. Fisher's Years of Power, 1904-1910. I. Prologue. II. Fisher as First Sea Lord. III. The Fisher Revolution. IV. Dissension in the Navy: The Major Reforms. V. Dissension in the Navy: The Fisher-Beresford Feud. VI. The German Naval Challenge, 1900-1908. VII. The Navy Scare of 1909. VIII. Fisher's Retirement. Part II. Prelude to War, 1910-1914. IX. The McKenna-Wilson Régime, 1910-1911. X. The Churchill Period, 1911-1914: Preparations for War. XI. The Churchill Period, 1911-1914: On theEve of Armageddon. XII. Evolution of Pre-War Strategy and Tactics. XIII. T he British and German Fleets in 1914. XIV. The Coming of the War. Volume II: Part I. The Churchill-Fisher Period, August 1914 – May 1915. I. Of Ships and Men (August 1914). II. The Mediterranean: A Tragedy of Errors (August 1914). III. Home Waters: Frustrations and Disappointments (August 1914 – September 1914). IV. The Triple Menace (August 1914 – October 1914). V. The Revolution at Whitehall (October 1914 – January 1915). VI. Action in the FarSeas (October 1914 – December 1914). VII. Alarums and Missed Opportunities (December 1914 – January 1915). VIII. The Search for a Naval Offensive (Au gust 1914 – January 1915). IX. The Dardanelles Operation: Inception (January 1915). X. The Dardanelles Operation: Execution (February 1915 – April 1915). XI. The May Crisis (May 1915). Part II. The Balfour-Jackson Period : The First Year (May 1915 – May 1916). XII. The New Board of Admiralty. XIII. The Mediterranean: Problems Old and New (June 1915 – May 1916). XIV. Again the U-Boats, Mine-Layers, and Surface Raiders (February 1915 – May 1916). XV. Unrest in the Country and the Fleet (December 1915 – March 1916). XVI. The Grand Fleet : Watchful Waiting (February 1915 – May 1916). XVII. The Eveof Jutland (May 1916). Volume I : Some foxing to title page, else very goo d in lightly edgeworn, price-clipped dustjacket. Volume II : Very good in unclipped duatjacket. The first 2 volumes only for 300.00
Title: From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow : The Royal Navy in the Fisher Era, 1904-1919. Volume I : The Road to War, 1904-1914. Volume II : The War Years: Tothe Eve of Jutland, [1914-1916].
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