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This page contains links to other WW1 books mostly concerned with the attempts by the Royal navy to curtail the German raider threat and track them down and destroy them. PLUS INDIAN OCEAN                 

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Click here to go to R. K. Lochner's " The Last Gentleman of War " the story of the raider exploits of the cruiser Emdem !
 
French book of Coronel and Falklands in WW1
  Click here to go to "The Enemy fought Spendidly"; HMS Kent's part in the Battle of the Falklands and its aftermath 1914-1915
Click on this image to go to John Irving's " Coronel and the Falklands " page at camberpete.co.uk !
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A first hand account of HMS Glasgow’s part at the Falklands, 1914 and subsequent destruction of SMS Dresden. Uniquely Harold Hickling discusses the problems facing the Island’s kelpers after Coronel. The author commanded HMS Glasgow in WW2 and played a major part at Normandy.
 
Click this image to see Keith Middlemas's " Command the Far Seas "; his study of the German Asiatic Squadrons implementation of der Kruizerkreig and the Royal Navy's counter !
  The surface raider, Wolf - Kapitan Karl Nerger, left Germany at the end of 1916 and after having traversed three of the world's major oceans, destroyed more than thirty Allied vessels and captured over 400 men, women and children. She survived on fuel and food plundered from captured ships and sailed back to Germany undamaged fifteen months later.
Captained by courageous Paul Thierfelder, the cunningly disguised Kronprinz Wilhelm roamed the Atlantic wreaking havoc among defenceless Allied merchant ships. Her elusiveness and ability to attack suddenly and without warning soon earned her the name 'Ghost of the Atlantic'. Click for more details!
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Click on this image to go to H. von Mucke's " The Ayesha "  the story of the escape of the Emdem's landing party (First UK edition - illustrated)!
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