British Battlecruisers 1914-18 by Lawrence BurrBritish Battlecruisers 1914-18 by Lawrence Burr

British Battlecruisers 1914-18

byLawrence BurrIllustratorTony Bryan

Paperback | August 29, 2006

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British battlecruisers were not a "failed design" as is so often claimed, but a very successful and revolutionary one that was critical to, and instrumental in, Britain winning the naval war of 1914-18. This book contains previously untapped evidence from the wrecks of the sunken battlecruisers and detailed analysis of admiralty records to show why Admiral Fisher's famous battlecruiser concept was a revolution that drew together technological breakthroughs, global communications and intelligence gathering to create the first worldwide rapid-response task force.
Lawrence Burr was a Co-Producer of the Channel 4 documentary, "Jutland-Clash of the Dreadnoughts". Lawrence took part in the expedition that surveyed the underwater wrecks of the battlecruisers by divers and camera equipped ROV. Lawrence has had a long interest in naval history, and resides on the Gulf Coast of Florida, USA.
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Title:British Battlecruisers 1914-18Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.62 × 7.23 × 0.12 inPublished:August 29, 2006Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1846030080

ISBN - 13:9781846030086

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Table of Contents

Introduction·Admiral Fisher and the Transformation of the Navy·Committee on Designs, 1904·British Battlecruisers·Construction·Modifications·Battlecruisers at War·Conclusion·Select Bibliography·Colour Plate Commentary·Index