Grand Scuttle (BOK)

Dan van der Vat

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The Grand Scuttle became a folk legend in both Germany and Britain. However, few people are aware that Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter became the only man in history to sink his own navy because of a misleading report in a British newspaper; that the Royal Navy guessed his intention but could do nothing to thwart it; that the sinking produced the last casualties and the last prisoners of the war; and that fragments of the Kaiser's fleet are probably on the moon. This is the remarkable story of the scuttling of the German fleet in Scapa Flow. It contains previously unused German archive material, eye-witness accounts and the recollections of survivors, as well as many contemporary photos which capture the awesome spectacle of the finest ships of the time being deliberately sunk by their own crew.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Dan van der Vat
Forlag
Birlinn
ISBN 9781843410386
Antall sider 320 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 257 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Battles & campaigns, Naval forces & warfare