The Grand Scuttle


The author provides the reader with an informative account of the rise and war record of the German fleet before describing its decline from the mutiny and its ignominious voyage across the North Sea into internment. The book paints a vivid picture of life onboard the doomed ships during those long monotonous days at anchor in Scapa Flow and the scuttling itself. The book ends with a look at the salvage operation with its inherent high risks from actually raising the ships

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