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Operation Albion : the German conquest of the Baltic Islands

Author: Michael B Barrett
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
Series: Twentieth-century battles.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In October 1917, an invasion force of some 25,000 German soldiers, accompanied by a flotilla of 10 dreadnoughts, 350 other vessels, a half-dozen zeppelins, and 80 aircraft, attacked the Baltic  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barrett, Michael B.
Operation Albion.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007027582
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael B Barrett
ISBN: 9780253003539 0253003539
OCLC Number: 608514681
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 298 pages) : illustrations, 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: ContentsList of MapsDates, Times, and NamesAcknowledgments1. Submarine UC-58, Tagga Bay, 28 September 19172. The Strategic Importance of the Baltic Islands3. The Decision to Mount Operation Albion4. The Islands and Their Defenses5. The Invasion6. OEsel, 12-13 October 1917: The Central Island7. OEsel, 12-16 October 1917: The Island's Ends8. The Capture of Moon and Dagoe Islands9. The Naval Battle for the Baltic Islands10. Conclusion11. EpilogueAppendix: A Word on SourcesNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Twentieth-century battles.
Responsibility: Michael B. Barrett.


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. . . Michael Barrett provides both the World War I enthusiast and the seasoned naval professional a detailed look at one of the past century's early forays into opposed amphibious landings. Oct. 1, Read more...

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