The Last Battlecruiser: SMS Goeben Operations in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea 1914-1918

by Owen P. Hall Jr.

Merriam Press Historical Fiction

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This is the story of the last battlecruiser, the SMS Goeben and its operations in the Mediterranean. The Goeben is considered to be the longest commissioned dreadnought of all time, finally being paid off in the early 1960s. The impact of the Goeben odyssey during the early months of World War I reverberates throughout the world today.

Contents

Cast of Characters
Prologue
Chapter 1: The Ship
Chapter 2: The Prize
Chapter 3: Newcastle upon Tyne
Chapter 4: In the Shadows
Chapter 5: Mediterranean Maneuvers
Chapter 6: Action Stations: August 7, 1914
Chapter 7: Battle
Chapter 8: Escape to the East
Chapter 9: Unfinished Business
Chapter 10: The Plan
Chapter 11: Zeppelin LZ 28
Chapter 12: Sevastopol: Dawn, October, 29, 1914
Chapter 13: The Raid
Chapter 14: Homeward Bound
Appendix A: Primary Combatants (Tale of the Tape)
Appendix B: Support Forces (Tale of the Tape)
Appendix C: LZ 28 Specifications
Appendix D: Gunnery Glossary (1914)
Appendix E: Equivalent Naval Ranks (1914)
Appendix F: SMS Goeben Résumé

202 6x9-inch pages, 30 illustrations, 15 tables, 2 charts, 7 maps

The Last Battlecruiser: SMS Goeben Operations in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea 1914-1918

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