Naval intelligence from Germany : the reports of the British naval attachés in Berlin, 1906-1914
This volume examines and illustrates the work of the last four officers to hold the post of naval attaché in Berlin before the cataclysm of 1914. It looks at their reporting on such crucial matters as the expansion of the German battle fleet, the goals of Admiral von Tirpitz and the development of German naval material
Print Book, English, 2007
Ashgate for the Navy Records Society, Aldershot, Hants, England, 2007
xxxv, 574 pages ; 23 cm
9780754661573, 9780754661573, 0754661571, 0754661571
Contents: Introduction: The rivalry takes root: Anglo-German naval relations in the aftermath of the Dreadnought; The rivalry deepens: Anglo-German naval relations and the 1908 naval Novelle; The height of the German challenge: Tirpitz, the acceleration crisis and the breakdown of Anglo-German naval relations; Pulling away from the precipice: naval negotiations and airpower; Germany's last throw of the dice: Tirpitz, the large navy party and the 1912 Novelle; Britannia victorious? The naval race in the aftermath of the 1912 Novelle; The calm before the storm: Anglo-German naval relations in the run up to the First World War; Documents and sources; Index.