Jutland to junkyard

George
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The scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow, Orkney on 21 June 1919 on the orders of Rear Admiral Ludwig von Reuter was one of the most extraordinary events in naval history. To the astonishment of those who witnessed it, one of the most powerful navies in history began to sink, and by late morning, ten battleships, six battlecruisers, eight light cruisers and a host of smaller ships lay on the seabed. But what happened after was equally bizarre. Although at the time the Admiralty

Title Details

ISBN: 9780857909602
Author: George
Publisher: Birlinn
Language: English
Publication Date: 05/07/2017
Format: EPUB
Est. Pages: ?150
Genre: Humanities - History
Dewey: 387.55094112