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.
Ambassador Shurtleff, a retired American Foreign Service officer who served as President of The World War One Historical Association and as a past President of The Western Front Association – U S Branch, passed away on January 22, 2014. The searchable version of Len’s Bookshelf was created and will be maintained in his honor.