Tag: Gertrud Margesin

In the first decade of the twentieth century, the Kaiserliche Marine, led by Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz and influenced by navalist theories, made a commitment to take its fleet to the high seas as a force comparable to that of the Royal Navy. However, in the early days of the Great War, the German navy was still quite inferior to that of the British: compared to the 29 Dreadnoughts of the Royal Navy, totalling 2,205,000 tonnes, the Kaiserliche Marine ...
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