Admiral von Hipper

The inconvenient Hero

ISBN 9789060322000 | EUR 68.00 | USD 102.00
ISBN 9789027272584 | EUR 68.00 | USD 102.00
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This work aims to constitute an objective analysis of a German World War I naval combat commander within his proper context, by closely defining both the military-technical and military-political milieux in which Franz Hipper operated. The description of Hipper’s actions in the battles of Dogger Bank and Jutland and his handling of communications, airships, and the new technologies of war demonstrate the importance of the military environment. The volume also provides a glimpse into the decision-making process involved in the construction of German battle cruisers and the impact these decisions had in combat.
[Not in series - Grüner, 86] 1982.  xiv, 264 pp., 56 ills.
Publishing status: Available | Original publisher:B.R. Grüner Publishing Company
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Main BIC Subject

HBTM: Maritime history

Main BISAC Subject

HIS057000: HISTORY / Maritime History & Piracy
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ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  82138796 | Marc record