Expendable Glory: A Russian Battleship in the Baltic 1915-1917

Expendable Glory: A Russian Battleship in the Baltic 1915-1917

by George Nekrasov
     
 

Nekrasov tells the story of the battleship Slava, whose role in World War I was vital to Russia's defense against the Germans.

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Overview

Nekrasov tells the story of the battleship Slava, whose role in World War I was vital to Russia's defense against the Germans.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880335348
Publisher:
East European Monographs
Publication date:
05/05/2004
Series:
East European Monographs
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

George M. Nekrasov is a commander of the Royal Australian Navy (Ret.).

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction1
Ch. 1The ship3
Ch. 2The midshipmen's training squadron9
Ch. 3The Baltic Sea - an old battleground19
Ch. 4Service in the Baltic27
Ch. 5The war begins33
Ch. 6Gulf of Riga - first phase57
Ch. 7Gulf of Riga - the struggle continues57
Ch. 8Into a turbulent future69
Ch. 9The fateful winter77
Ch. 10Return to the Gulf of Riga85
Ch. 11The loss of the Gulf of Riga93
Ch. 12Slava's last battle101
Ch. 13Aftermath and controversy109
Ch. 14Epilogue117
App. 1Russian rank structure123
App. 2A. P. Waxmouth - biographical notes126
Notes128
References137
Illustrations : maps, plates and photographs139

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