eBook With the Battlecruisers (Classics of Naval Literature) download
by Filson Young
Author: Filson Young
Publisher: Naval Institute Press (February 1, 1987)
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With the Battlecruisers.
With the Battlecruisers. Of the half-great men, or great half-men, of our time, in whom lack of scruple in the pursuit of large ends is held to be a positive virtue, Lord Fisher was probably as the near the whole man as any; and this story may as well begin with him.
With the Battlecruisers (Classics of Naval Literature). There were some glitches in production (we didn't see proof for the back-matter, so there are some line references that are off), but I'm still very proud of the text we came up with and happy to see so many copies on the second-hand market. 4 people found this helpful.
With the Battle Cruisers book. The horrors of naval warfare are well covered here. Serving with the battle cruisers, Filson Young was placed at the tip of the spear as the war in the North Sea unfolded over the course of 1914-15. In the years before the First World War, Filson Young had become friends with several notable Royal Navy leaders, including Lord Fisher and Admiral Beatty. Nearly as interesting are his interactions with persons Naval Warfare in WW I, from a participant's perspective.
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The battlecruiser was the brainchild of Admiral Sir John ("Jacky") Fisher, the man who had sponsored the construction of the world's first "all big gun" warship, HMS Dreadnought. He visualised a new breed of warship with the armament of a battleship, but faster, lighter, and less heavily armoured. The first three battlecruisers, the Invincible class, were laid down while Dreadnought was being built in 1906.
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