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The Wolf: How One German Raider Terrorized the Allies in the Most Epic Voyage of WWI
The Wolf: How One German Raider Terrorized the Allies in the Most Epic Voyage of WWI
by Richard Guilliatt
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On November 30, 1916, an apparently ordinary freighter left harbor in Kiel, Germany, and would not touch land again for another fifteen months. It was the beginning of an astounding 64,000-mile voyage that was to take the ship around the world, leaving a... (read more)

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The Lusitania: The Life, Loss, and Legacy of an Ocean Legend
The Lusitania: The Life, Loss, and Legacy of an Ocean Legend
by Daniel Allen Butler
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Unravels the mystery of the tragic event that drew the U.S. into World War I and explains why the sinking of the Lusitania by a German U-20 set the tone for the twentieth century's interpretation of "total war."... (read more)

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Operation Albion: The German Conquest of the Baltic Islands (Twentieth-Century Battles)
Operation Albion: The German Conquest of the Baltic Islands (Twentieth-Century Battles)
by Michael Barrett
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In October 1917, an invasion force of some 25,000 German soldiers, accompanied by a flotilla of 10 dreadnoughts, 350 other vessels, a half-dozen zeppelins, and 80 aircraft, attacked the Baltic islands of Dago, Osel, and Moon at the head of the Gulf of... (read more)

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First to Die: The First Canadian Navy Casualties in the First World War
First to Die: The First Canadian Navy Casualties in the First World War
by Bryan Elson
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This is a story drawn from the early days of the Canadian Navy, an account of four young Canadian seamen who were the Navy's first casualties at the beginning of the First World War. Ironically, many consider them victims of incompetent seamanship by a... (read more)

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The Zeebrugge Raid 1918: The Finest Feat of Arms
The Zeebrugge Raid 1918: The Finest Feat of Arms
by Paul Kendall
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The Zeebrugge Raid was a daring mission to attempt to block the German submarines at Bruges. These submarines were responsible for sinking a third of all Allied merchant shipping during World War I, and in early 1918 there was a danger that the... (read more)

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To Crown the Waves: The Great Navies of the First World War
To Crown the Waves: The Great Navies of the First World War
by Vincent P Ohara
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The only comparative analysis available of the great navies of World War I, this work studies the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom, the German Kaiserliche Marine, the United States Navy, the French Marine Nationale, the Italian Regia Marina, the Austro... (read more)

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The Grand Fleet 1914-19: The Royal Navy in the First World War
The Grand Fleet 1914-19: The Royal Navy in the First World War
by Daniel G Ridley Kitts Mbe
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World War I was the first real time in 100 years that the reputation of the British Royal Navy was put on the line in defense of the country. This book tells of the creation and development of the Grand Fleet under the drive of the energetic and... (read more)

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The Dardanelles Disaster: Winston Churchill's Greatest Defeat
The Dardanelles Disaster: Winston Churchill's Greatest Defeat
by Dan Van Der Vat
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The riveting account of young Churchill's greatest-and almost career-ending-defeat The British Navy's disastrous attempt to pass through the Dardanelles to Constantinople was a turning point in the history of World War I. Acclaimed naval military expert... (read more)

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Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea
Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany, and the Winning of the Great War at Sea
by Robert K. Massie
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In a work of extraordinary narrative power, filled with brilliant personalities and vivid scenes of dramatic action, Robert K. Massie, the Pulitzer Prize?winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and Dreadnought, elevates to its proper... (read more)

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Naval Battles of the First World War (Classic Military History)
Naval Battles of the First World War (Classic Military History)
by Geoffrey Bennett
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Most people think of World War I only in terms of trench warfare and biplanes, but with Naval Battles of the First World War, Geoffrey Bennett reveals an important but often overlooked aspect: the sea. This classic history of the Great War at sea... (read more)

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5 Minute History: First World War at Sea (5 Minute History)
5 Minute History: First World War at Sea (5 Minute History)
by Angela Jackson
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World War I is often thought of as just being a land war with men entrenched across the Western Front, but this "war to end all wars" was won as much at sea and in the air, as it was on land. This accessible guide takes readers through all the... (read more)

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From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume V: Victory and Aftermath, January 1918 June 1919 (From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow)
From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume V: Victory and Aftermath, January 1918 June 1919 (From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow)
by Arthur Marder
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The five volumes that constitute Arthur Marder's From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow represented arguably the finest contribution to the literature of naval history since Alfred Mahan. A J P Taylor wrote that "his naval history has a unique fascination... (read more)

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The Great War at sea, 1914-1918
The Great War at sea, 1914-1918
by Richard Hough
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The contest between the German and British navies during World War I was the greatest naval conflict in history. In this volume, Richard Hough presents a vivid and detailed account of this sea war, beginning with the build-up to war and ending with... (read more)

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Tin-Pots & Pirate Ships: Canadian Naval Forces & German Sea Raiders, 1880-1918
Tin-Pots & Pirate Ships: Canadian Naval Forces & German Sea Raiders, 1880-1918
by Michael L Hadley
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Michael Hadley and Roger Sarty shed new light on Canadian and German history -- and on Canada's naval defences in particular -- by exploring the naval operations and politics of both nations between 1880 and 1918. Beginning with Canada's feeling of... (read more)

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Sea Killers in Disguise: The Story of the Q-Ships and Decoy Ships in the First World War
Sea Killers in Disguise: The Story of the Q-Ships and Decoy Ships in the First World War
by Tony Bridgland
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Disguised as harmless merchant ships, Q-ships could be transformed in moments into powerful warships and the lengths taken to insure their secrecy make an intriguing story.... (read more)

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From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow #4: From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume IV: 1917, Year of Crisis
From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow #4: From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume IV: 1917, Year of Crisis
by Arthur Marder
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From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow #3: From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume III: Jutland and After, May to December 1916
From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow #3: From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume III: Jutland and After, May to December 1916
by Arthur J. Marder
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Fishermen Against the Kaiser: Volume 1 Shockwaves of War 1914 -1915
Fishermen Against the Kaiser: Volume 1 Shockwaves of War 1914 -1915
by Douglas Denno
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British fishermen are among the unsung heroes of the First World War. The conflict with Germany had an immediate and enduring impact on their lives and livelihood. They were immediately caught up in the sea war against the Kaiser's navy, confronting the... (read more)

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Jutland 1916: Death in the Grey Wastes
Jutland 1916: Death in the Grey Wastes
by Nigel Steel
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Based on letters, diaries, unpublished memoirs, interviews, books and other sources, this detailed study examines the whole event from the perspective of participants on both sides and from all ranks. Relive the dramatic intensity of the battle, and the... (read more)

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Yesterday's Deterrent: Tirpitz and the Birth of the German Battle Fleet
Yesterday's Deterrent: Tirpitz and the Birth of the German Battle Fleet
by Jonathan Steinberg
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