The Grand Scuttle: The Sinking of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow in 1919

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The Grand Scuttle: The Sinking of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow in 1919

The Grand Scuttle The Sinking of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow in On June the Scottish anchorage at Scapa Flow witnessed one of the most dramatic events in naval history The German High Seas Fleet had sailed into British waters under the terms of the treaty

  • Title: The Grand Scuttle: The Sinking of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow in 1919
  • Author: Dan van der Vat
  • ISBN: 9781874744825
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback
  • On June 21, 1919 the Scottish anchorage at Scapa Flow witnessed one of the most dramatic events in naval history The German High Seas Fleet had sailed into British waters under the terms of the treaty ending World War I Possibly misled by British newspaper reports, the German admiral in command decided to scuttle the fleet rather than let it fall into British hands theOn June 21, 1919 the Scottish anchorage at Scapa Flow witnessed one of the most dramatic events in naval history The German High Seas Fleet had sailed into British waters under the terms of the treaty ending World War I Possibly misled by British newspaper reports, the German admiral in command decided to scuttle the fleet rather than let it fall into British hands the operation resulting in the last casualties and the last prisoners of World War I.

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    One thought on “The Grand Scuttle: The Sinking of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow in 1919

    1. Tom on said:

      "Grand Scuttle" by Dan Van Der Vat is a well-written book that covers the fate of the German Navy during World War I and its scuttling after being interned during the Armistice at the Scottish naval base of Scapa Flow. The German fleet entered internment virtually intact under the terms of the Armistice. When it became clear that Germany would not recover its fleet once the Treaty of Versailles was finalized but instead risk seeing the ships incorporated into the navies of the Allies Admiral von [...]

    2. Trish on said:

      A good, introductory history to the sinking of the German fleet after WWI, it goes into the Anglo-Naval arms race, the war itself - focused on the battles in the North Sea - and then the internment of ships and crew until the final scuttle. Very readable and reasonably unbiased (although you do kind of feel sorry for Admiral Reuter, who ordered the scuttle, but the end of it).

    3. T. Carter Ross on said:

      Surprisingly interesting read about the German navy before, during and after WWI especially after.

    4. John Nicholson on said:

      One subject leads to another. My interest in submarine warfare in the North Atlantic led me to this book. A "print edition" to add to my book shelf.

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