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Scheer, Admiral.

GERMANY'S HIGH SEA FLEET IN THE WORLD WAR. With a Portrait and Twenty-Eight Plans. (Bookplate of Truman H. Newberry, former Secretary of the Navy).

Cassell & Co, Ltd: London 1920 Frontis, 9.5 x 6.5, blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, (376) pp. Bumping to edges of rear cover and foredge, bookplate, text block split between p 64/65 and adjoining signature a little loose else contents clean and good. Admiral Reinhard Scheer was appointed Commander of the German High Seas fleet in 1916 and led the fleet against the British at the Battle of Jutland, one of the largest naval battles in history. In 1918 he headed the Naval Supreme Command, a position he was relieved of just before the war ended. Truman Handy Newberry, a Navy man, fought in the Spanish American War, was Secretary of the Navy under Theodore Roosevelt and during WWI was Lt. Commander of the U.S. Navy Fleet Reserve and assistant to the Commandant of the Third Naval District. FIRST ENGLISH LANGUAGE ED.


Book Id: 98-6346

Price: $75.00

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