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Author Carolan, Victoria.

Title World War 1 at sea / Victoria Carolan
Published Harpenden : Pocket Essentials, an imprint of Oldcastle Books, 2014
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Contents Introduction -- The war begins -- The surface raiders and the Battles of Coronel and the Falklands -- Turkey and Mesopotamia -- Submarines and the Baltic -- The Battle of Jutland -- Defeating the U-Boat and the final stages of the War -- Profiles -- Chronology -- Selected bibliography
Summary Images of WWI in the popular consciousness normally involve the bloody attrition of trench warfare, the miles of mud, the shattered earth and the tangled miles of barbed wire. However there was another significant arena of war - the battle for control of the sea. In 1914 at the beginning of the war, Britain's maritime supremacy had remained unchallenged for around a hundred years. Many expected another Battle of Trafalgar but advances in technology saw a very different kind of warfare with the widespread use of mines, submarines and torpedoes. This book examines the events that led to wa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, British.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, German.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1843440997 (electronic bk.)
1843441012 (electronic bk.)
9781843440994 (electronic bk.)
9781843441014 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Title appears on some electronic versions as: WW1 at sea
World War I at sea