Early British battlecruisers were not a "failed design" as is so often claimed, but a successful and revolutionary one that was critical to Britain winning the naval war of 1914-18. This book contains information on these ships, and shows why Admiral Fisher's famous battlecruiser concept was a revolution.
Early 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 new information on these innovative ships, using 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.
Customer Reviews - British Battlecruisers 1914-1918
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.
British Battlecruisers 1914-1918 by Lawrence Burr
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