Respekt: The German Maritime Search And Rescue Service At 150 by Peter NeumannRespekt: The German Maritime Search And Rescue Service At 150 by Peter Neumann

Respekt: The German Maritime Search And Rescue Service At 150

byPeter Neumann

Paperback | June 1, 2016

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When ships seek safety in port, lifeboats head out to sea, no matter the weather conditions. The German Maritime Search and Rescue Service, the Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger (DGzRS), founded 1865, is probably the world’s best equipped non-governmental rescue organization with a correspondingly trained and motivated personnel force dedicated to saving life and rendering assistance at sea. In May 2015 the society celebrates its 150th anniversary. RESPEKT is an homage to the lifeboat service and people securing the German North Sea and Baltic coasts. Lively English-German essays and picture captions give deep insight into the world of sea rescue. The book introduces the reader to lifeboat history, astonishing lifeboat technology and noble men and woman whose priorities are to aid people in peril at sea. 
Peter Neumann lives and works in Hamburg. He was born 1949 in Kenya, schooled in the UK and trained in professional photography in Germany. As a pioneer of modern marine photography, he has not only adapted camera equipment to survive the unforgiving environment of the sea, but designed and built his own fast workboats, now marketed un...
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Title:Respekt: The German Maritime Search And Rescue Service At 150Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 11 × 11 × 1 inPublished:June 1, 2016Publisher:Maximilian VerlagLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3782212037

ISBN - 13:9783782212038

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