Skagerrak : the Battle of Jutland through German eyes / Gary Staff.
Staff, Gary (författare)
- ISBN 9781783831234
- Publicerad: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Maritime, 2016
- Engelska 276 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
- "In January 1916 Vizeadmiral Scheer took command of the High Sea Fleet. This aggressive and pugnacious leader embarked upon a vigorous offensive program which culminated in the greatest clash between dreadnought capital ships the world had seen. Although outnumbered almost two to one, Vizeadmiral Scheer conducted a provocative operation on 31 May 1916. Who would prevail: the massive preponderance of British heavy calibre cannon, or the aggressive tactics of the street fighter Scheer? Manning the ships of both sides were the technically skilled and talented seamen who were prepared to carry out their duties loyally and courageously until the very end. Over 8,500 men perished in less than 10 hours of fighting, a horrendous loss, even by World War One standards. This book gives voice to many of the German Navy participants, from a German perspective, on this tumultuous battle fought over 100 years ago. These men gave their all and are gone now, but not forgotten"--Publisher description.
- Skagerrakslaget 1916 (sao)
- Första världskriget 1914-1918 (sao)
- Sjöoperationer (sao)
- Sjömän (sao)
- Jutland, Battle of, 1916. (LCSH)
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, German. (LCSH)
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, British. (LCSH)
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, German. (LCSH)
- Sailors -- Germany -- Biography. (LCSH)
- Battle cruisers -- Denmark -- Jutland -- History -- 20th century. (LCSH)
- World War, 1914-1918 (LCSH)
- Merchant mariners (LCSH)
- Sailors (LCSH)
- Jutland, Battle of, 1916 (LCSH)
- Sea control (LCSH)
- Tyskland (sao)
- Personliga berättelser (saogf)
- Scheer, Reinhard, 1863-1928 -- Military leadership.
- Germany. Kriegsmarine -- Biography.
- D582.J8 (LCC)
- 940.4/56 (DDC)
- K.51b (kssb/8 (machine generated))
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