From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow: Volume II: To The Eve of Jutland 1914-1916

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Seaforth Publishing, Jun 19, 2014 - History - 460 pages
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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. To
 

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Contents

Of Ships And Men
3
The Mediterranean A Tragedy Of Errors
20
Home Waters Frustrations And Disappointments
42
The Triple Menace
60
The Revolution At Whitehall
82
Action In The Far Seas
101
Alarums And Missed Opportunities
130
The Search For A Naval Offensive
176
The May Crisis
266
The BalfourJackson Period The First Year May 1915May 1916
295
The New Board Of Admiralty
297
The Mediterranean Problems Old And New
308
Again The UBoats Minelayers And Surface Raiders
342
Unrest In The Country And The Fleet
378
The Grand Fleet Watchful Waiting
408
The Eve Of Jutland
436

The Dardanelles Operation Inception
199
The Dardanelles Operation Execution
229

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About the author (2014)

ARTHUR J MARDER was a meticulous researcher, teacher and writer who, born in 1910, was to become perhaps the most distinguished historian of the modern Royal Navy. He held a number of teaching posts in American universities and was to receive countless ho

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