Dreadnought

Britain, Germany and the coming of the Great War

Publisher: Pimlico in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 1007 Downloads: 917
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Subjects:

  • Wilhelm -- II, -- Emperor of Germany, -- 1859-1941,
  • Edward -- VII, -- King of Great Britain, -- 1841-1910,
  • Germany. -- Kriegsmarine -- History -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- History -- 20th century,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes,
  • Battleships -- Great Britain,
  • Battleships -- Germany,
  • Germany -- History -- William II, 1888-1918,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Edward VII, 1901-1910
  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert K. Massie.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 1007 p. 32 [p.] of plates :
    Number of Pages1007
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22019955M
    ISBN 101844135284

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