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Author Kelly, Patrick J., 1944- author.

Title Tirpitz and the Imperial German Navy / Patrick J. Kelly
Published Bloomington [Ind.] : Indiana University Press, ©2011

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 585 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- Tirpitz's early life -- The aspirant, 1865-1870 -- The young officer, 1870-1877 : a taste of war -- The creation of the german torpedo arm, 1877-1889 -- Interim, 1889-1891 -- Oberkommando der Marine, 1892-1895 -- On the verge of power, 1895-1897 -- Tirpitz ascendant, 1897-1898 -- The second navy law, 1899-1900 -- The "quiet" years, 1900-1906 -- Sow the wind, 1906-1908 -- The whirlwind rises, 1908-1911 -- Denouement, 1911-1914 -- Tirpitz at war, August 1914-March 1916 -- Uncommon recessional, 1916-1930 -- Conclusion
Summary Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz (1849--1930) was the principal force behind the rise of the German Imperial Navy prior to World War I, challenging Great Britain's command of the seas. As State Secretary of the Imperial Naval Office from 1897 to 1916, Tirpitz wielded great power and influence over the national agenda during that crucial period. By the time he had risen to high office, Tirpitz was well equipped to use his position as a platform from which to dominate German defense policy. Though he was co
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Tirpitz, Alfred von, 1849-1930.
Tirpitz, Alfred von, 1849-1930
Tirpitz, Alfred von 1849-1930
Tirpitz, Alfred von.
Germany. Kriegsmarine -- History -- 19th century
Germany. Kriegsmarine -- History -- 20th century
Germany. Kriegsmarine
Deutschland; Kriegsmarine.
Admirals -- Germany -- Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- General.
HISTORY -- Military -- Naval.
Admirals
Germany -- History, Naval -- 19th century
Germany -- History, Naval -- 20th century.
Germany
Genre/Form collective biographies.
History
Biographies
Naval history
Biographie.
Biographies.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780253001757
0253001757
9780253000866
0253000866
9781280596452
1280596457
9786613626288
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