'Luxury' Fleet: (RLE The First World War): The Imperial German Navy 1888-1918

'Luxury' Fleet: (RLE The First World War): The Imperial German Navy 1888-1918

by Holger H. Herwig


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ISBN-13: 9781138014343
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War Series
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Modest Beginnings: The Prussian/German Naval Tradition to 1888 2. Kaiser Wilhelm ii: the Years of Hope and Misdirection, 1888-1898 3. The ‘New Course’: Alfred v. Tirpitz, Architect of the Battle Fleet, 1897-1905 4. The Dreadnought Challenge: The Master Plan Goes Awry, 19-05-1911 5. ‘We Have Them Up Against the Wall’: Dénouement, 1912-1914 6. A Place in the Sun: The German Colonial Empire and the navy, 1884-1914 7. ‘Men Fight, not Ships’: The Personnel of the Imperial German Navy 8. August 1914: The War That Came Too Soon 9. Jutland 1916: Missed opportunity or Fortunate Escape? 10. ‘Museum of Experiments’: The End of the Battleship Era, 1914-1918 11. ‘Between the Thames and Helgoland’: German Naval Policies, 1917-1918 12. The Sun Sets: Scapa Flow, 21 June 1919.

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