HUNTERS AND THE HUNTED The Elimination of German Surface Warships Around the World 1914-15

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This well-written and profusely illustrated book tells the story of the elimination of Germany’s surface raiders by the Royal Navy at the outset of nthe Great War. Among the actions narrated are the hunting of the Emden, the Goeben and the sinking of Von Spee’s Scharnhorst and Gneisenau off the Falklands after they had destroyed a British squadron at Coronel. The last ship to go was the Konigsberg, hunted down in East Africa and the basis for CS Forester’s story The African Queen.

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