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Hitler"s high seas fleet.

Richard Humble

Hitler"s high seas fleet.

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Published by Ballantine Books in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 160.

    SeriesBallantine"s illustrated history of the violent century. Weapons book, no. 23
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD771 .H77
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5326273M
    ISBN 100345022874
    LC Control Number72179134
    OCLC/WorldCa298227

    The idea was to check an opponent by means of guerilla warfare and through direct attack on enemy trade, but the only result of the jeune ecole in France has been that the French Navy has sunk into insignificance. These ships were soon obsolete and had to be replaced. Petersburg in the battleship France, accompanied by the cruiser Jean Bart, and might pass us at any time. Once a rough equality of forces could be achieved, the High Seas Fleet would be able to attack and destroy the British fleet.

    In this book, the author tells us the story from the point of view of the sailors of the Royal Navy, who were determined to avenge their comrades of the Hood, who went down with all her crew. It was also confirmed by an earlier remark of the Civil Lord, Lee: " If it ever comes to war with Germany the nation will wake up one morning and find that it has possessed a fleet. Due to miscommunication, the Bismarck was thought to continue on a northern course, whereas in reality the Bismarck was aiming for a French port. The use of the floating army, which requires no special mobilisation, is ideal for such a purpose.

    It was on this account that the Fleet was allowed to leave for the summer cruise to Norway at the time provided for in the Hitlers high seas fleet. book scheme. As the situation could by no means be considered reassuring, exhaustive conferences were held between the Naval authorities in Berlin and the Fleet to discuss the various contingencies of war. Helgoland, Oldenburg. Fuelling and taking in supplies took up the whole of July From the English we had to expect that in view of the greater speed possessed by their ships of every type and their heavier artillery, they would select the range that suited them and fight a "holding-off" action. The victory over the hard times it had to pass through was due to its idealism and to its tried loyalty to the Fatherland under the oppressions of foreign rule.


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Hitler"s high seas fleet. by Richard Humble Download PDF Ebook

A month later, on 11—12 September, the fleet covered another mine-laying operation off the Swarte Bank. This method, fundamentally, is really as the Poles asunder from ours, but still it does not fail to leave an impression on many Germans owing to its pomposity and the customary embroidery of commonplaces about promoting the happiness of mankind.

The Bismarck was the most modern battleship during its age. I ship all over the world. The bulk of the Hitlers high seas fleet.

book Seas Fleet was to have sortied from their base Hitlers high seas fleet. book Wilhelmshaven to engage the British Grand Fleet; Scheer—by now the Grand Admiral Grossadmiral of the fleet—intended to inflict as much damage as possible on the British navy, in order to retain a better bargaining position for Germany, despite the expected casualties.

We were urged on by the impulse to dare all, while he had to be careful that he did not prejudice his ancient fame. The English Fleet had the advantage of looking back on a hundred years of proud tradition which must have given every man a sense of superiority based on the great deeds of the past.

The feeling was also supported by the British sailor's perfect familiarity with the sea and with conditions of life on board ship, a familiarity which took for granted all the hardships inseparable from his rough calling.

In order to retain our position and to ensure the maintenance of our increasing wealth we had no other choice than to secure the ability to defend ourselves according to the old-established principle of the Wars of Liberation: by efficiency to compensate for what was lacking in numbers.

Please enter a valid ZIP Code. As a reward for the effort shown in daily work, the individual training of the ships and the handling of separate squadrons as well as the whole Fleet, it ended with a visit to foreign ports instead of a sojourn in our own harbours. As a reward for the effort shown in daily work, the individual training of the ships and the handling of separate squadrons as well as the whole Fleet, it ended with a visit to foreign ports instead of a sojourn in our own harbours.

The method adopted by us of creating an efficient battle-fleet, an engagement with which involved a risk for England, offered not only the greatest prospect of preventing war, but also, if war could not be avoided, the best possibility of striking the enemy effectively.

In the four years' struggle which Germany waged against the desire of its enemies to destroy it, the Fleet was able, beyond all foreign expectations, to hold its own, and what is more, it was our conduct of the naval war that succeeded in forcing the stubborn enemy to the brink of destruction.

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It may here be said at once that the 10 Germany's High Sea Fleet royal Commander-in-Chief Hitlers high seas fleet. book and carried out in the most typical fashion the difficult and thankless task of our defensive operations in the Baltic, for which we disposed of very limited resources, both as regards numbers and efficiency, after England had appeared on the scene as the principal enemy.

With the cruise to Norway we abandoned the chance of sending our Fleet east and thus bringing pressure to bear on Russia to induce her to stop her preparations for war. It was obvious from this step Hitlers high seas fleet.

book for us the centre of gravity of the war at sea now lay in the west. Thus for our purpose the principal country for us to visit 6 Germany's High Sea Fleet was Norway, in the numerous fjords of whose coast it was possible to distribute the ships to the satisfaction of all concerned and avoid overwhelming the inhabitants with a mass of sailors on leave.

Whether it could be also used by our heavy ships was one of their questions which must be laid to the account of untimely curiosity The deepening and widening of the Canal and the construction of the new locks at the entrances had been completed only just in time. Training programs were modernized, old and obsolete vessels were discarded, and the scattered squadrons of battleships were consolidated into four main fleets, three of which were based in Europe.galisend.com: Hitler's high seas fleet (Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century.

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Powered by eBay Turbo Lister The free listing galisend.com Rating: % positive. GERMANY'S HIGH SEA FLEET IN THE WORLD WAR. by Admiral Reinhard Scheer GERMANY'S HIGH SEAS FLEET IN THE WORLD WAR by. ADMIRAL REINHARD SCHEER The High Sea Fleet was accordingly concentrated in the Jade on August 1 and at 8 o'clock in the evening the mobilisation order arrived, which was greeted by the crews of the ships with loud cheers.Pdf High Seas Fleet was Germany’s Imperial Navy battle fleet which took part in the First World War.

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