The German naval flank of the Western Front


The Naval Flank of the Western Front: The German MarineKorps Flandern 1914-1918. By Mark D. Karau. Seaforth Publishing, Barnsley, 2014.
Reviewed by Dr Gregory P Gilbert

Fortunately for the Entente, the German naval leadership took a defensive and essentially passive stance throughout the war. … If, as has been frequently said, Belgium was the dagger pointed at the throat of Britain, one is forced to conclude that the Germans were incapable of wielding that dagger properly. Mark Karau, p. 227

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