A Naval History of World War I

A Naval History of World War I

Paul G. Halpern


there were a few experiences released at the actions of British and German navies in the course of global conflict I, yet little on naval motion in different arenas. This booklet bargains for the 1st time a balanced historical past of the naval struggle as a complete, considered from the point of view of all individuals in all significant theaters. The author's past exam The Naval conflict within the Mediterranean, 1914-1918, established on submarine actions and allied efforts to counteract this new risk. With this welcome sequel he back takes the reader past these global warfare I operations staged at the North Sea. Halpern's transparent and authoritative voice lends a cohesiveness to this encompassing view of the Italians and Austrians within the Adriatic; the Russians, Germans, and Turks within the Baltic and Black Seas; and French and British within the Mediterranean.
Important riverine engagements--notably at the Danube--also are incorporated, besides significant colonial campaigns corresponding to Mesopotamia and the Dardanelles. The position of impartial sea powers, equivalent to the Swedes within the Baltic and the Dutch within the East Indies, is tested from the point of view of the way their neutrality affected naval task. additionally mentioned is the half performed through the U.S. army and the usually ignored, yet faraway from negligible, function of the japanese army. The latter is seen within the context of the outlet months of the battle and within the Mediterranean throughout the peak of the submarine quandary of 1917

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