This Great Harbor: Scapa Flow

This Great Harbor: Scapa FlowThis Great Harbor: Scapa Flow by W.S. Hewison
ISBN: 1843410265
Published by Birlinn on October 1st 2005
Genres: Military, Naval
Pages: 379

Len's Summary: The development of the harbor from the time of the Vikings through two world wars, the scuttle and inter-war salvage of the Imperial German High Seas Fleet.

The Ship That Changed the World: The Escape of the Goeben to the Dardanelles in 1914

The Ship That Changed the World: The Escape of the Goeben to the Dardanelles in 1914The Ship That Changed the World: The Escape of the Goeben to the Dardanelles in 1914 by Dan Van der Vat
ISBN: 9781841580623
Published by Birlinn on 2000
Genres: Military, Naval, World War I
Pages: 252

Len's Summary: A paperback reprinting of the 1985 book of the same name. This tells the story of the 1914 escape of the German battle cruiser Goben through the porous net of the Royal Navy’s Mediterranean Squadron to the Ottoman Empire. Written by the author of The Grand Scuttle, the self-destruction of the Imperial German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow in 1919.

Coronel and the Falklands

Coronel and the FalklandsCoronel and the Falklands by Geoffrey Bennett
ISBN: 1841580457
Published by Birlinn Publishers on March 1st 2001
Genres: History, Military, Vietnam War, World War I
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: The re-release in paperback of a classic 1962 study of two major naval actions in the South Atlantic and Pacific. Most useful for its description of the ships involved.

Freeing the Baltic

Freeing the BalticFreeing the Baltic by Geoffrey Bennett
ISBN: 9781843410010
Published by Birlinn on August 2002
Genres: History, Europe, Baltic States, Great Britain, Military, General, Naval
Pages: 263

Len's Summary: The Royal Navy moves into the Baltic following the Armistice of November 11, 1918 to confront Editor-in-Chief Lenin.

From Jutland to Junkyard

From Jutland to JunkyardFrom Jutland to Junkyard by S.C. George
ISBN: 9781843410102
Published by Birlinn on July 2009
Genres: General, Military, Naval, Political Science, World War I
Pages: 168

Len's Summary: The interwar salvage for scrap of a portion of the German High Seas Fleet scuttled by its crews at Scapa Flow in June 1919.

To Arras, 1917: A Volunteer’s Odyssey

To Arras, 1917: A Volunteer’s OdysseyTo Arras, 1917: A Volunteer’s Odyssey by Walter Reid
ISBN: 9781843410546
Published by Birlinn on August 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, World War I
Pages: 200

Len's Summary: A biography of the author’s uncle, a Black Watch officer, who died at the Battle of Arras.