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Sea devil : Count von Luckner in New Zeland and the Pacific

Author: James N Bade
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Steele Roberts, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pirate of the Pacific, folk hero... swashbuckling Count Felix von Luckner captured hundreds of British and Allied crewmen in World War I and sent scores of ships to the bottom of the ocean. He still fires the imagination of all who hear of his daring forays in the South Seas. With the help of newly available archival documents, James Bade investigates colourful historical incidents in New Zealand and the Pacific to  Read more...
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Named Person: Felix Luckner, Graf von
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James N Bade
ISBN: 1877338613 9781877338618
OCLC Number: 84681447
Notes: "The present edition is a revised and expanded version of ... 'Von Luckner: A reassessment. Count von Luckner in New Zealand and the South Pacific 1917-1919 and 1938' published in 2004 by Peter Lang Verlag"--Page 8.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Seeadler in the Pacific: Raiding activities and stranding on Maupelia --
Journey by lifeboat from Maupelia and capture in Fiji --
Escape from Motuihe and recapture at the Kermadecs --
Somes Island enquiries: von Luckner's complaint to the Governor-General and Karl Grun's plea for German intervention --
1938 'propaganda' visit to New Zealand.
Responsibility: James Bade.

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Pirate of the Pacific, folk hero... swashbuckling Count Felix von Luckner captured hundreds of British and Allied crewmen in World War I and sent scores of ships to the bottom of the ocean. He still fires the imagination of all who hear of his daring forays in the South Seas. With the help of newly available archival documents, James Bade investigates colourful historical incidents in New Zealand and the Pacific to unravel the mysteries and misunderstandings which surround the 'Sea devil'.

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