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The battle of Heligoland Bight

Author: Eric W Osborne
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Series: Twentieth-century battles.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The battle of Heligoland Bight was the first major action between the British and German fleets during World War I. The British orchestrated the battle as a warning to the German high command that any attempt to operate their naval forces in the North Sea would be met by strong British resistance. Heligoland Island guarded the entrance to the main German naval anchorage at Kiel. Fought on August 28, 1914, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Osborne, Eric W.
Battle of Heligoland Bight.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005031690
(OCoLC)62281797
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric W Osborne
ISBN: 9780253111869 0253111862 1433708434 9781433708435
OCLC Number: 145747783
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 141 pages) : maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The context of the Battle of Heligoland Bight : the naval arms race and the resulting pre-war strategies of Great Britain and Germany --
Naval operations upon the outbreak of World War I and the genesis of the plan for a raid into Heligoland Bight --
The commencement of the Battle of Heligoland Bight --
The Battle of the Bight becomes a decisive victory --
The aftermath of the battle and its ramifications on the war at sea.
Series Title: Twentieth-century battles.
Responsibility: Eric W. Osborne.

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The battle of Heligoland Bight was the first major action between the British and German fleets during the First World War. The British orchestrated the battle as a warning to the German high command  Read more...

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