Author Results for Lawrence Sondhaus

Book Review-‘Germany’s High Seas Fleet in the First World War’ by Admiral Reinhard Scheer

By Lawrence Sondhaus

At least on the German side of the naval war of 1914–18, no figure was better positioned to write a definitive account of the action than Admiral Reinhard Scheer. Already a vice-admiral and battleship squadron commander when the war began, Scheer became commander of the High Seas Fleet in January 1916 and maintained operational oversight […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | WW1
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Strategy & Diplomacy

Book Review-‘A History of the Royal Navy: World War I’ by Mike Farquharson-Roberts

By Lawrence Sondhaus

This concise account of British sea power in the First World War is the latest of 14 volumes in the History of the Royal Navy Series, published by I. B. Tauris in association with the National Museum of the Royal Navy. Working within the limits of a modest page-count, Mike Farquharson-Roberts manages not just to […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C)
Subjects include: Navies