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‘Impressive in Futility' the German High Seas Fleet - by Prof John Derry

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One of the reasons for growing Anglo-German antagonism before 1914 was the German decision to build a modern battlefleet, with the consequent Anglo-German naval race. Though the German High Seas Fleet was an excellent navy – well-trained officers and men, superbly designed capital ships and outstanding gunnery – it was never able to break the Royal…


The High Sea Fleet - a talk by Prof. John Derry

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The great Prof. John Derry makes his annual return to the Durham branch. This year's talk will be on the German Navy during the First World War.   All are welcome.


'Impressive in its Futility: The Case of the German High Seas Fleet' by Professor John Derry

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Professor John Derry will be giving a talk on the German High Seas Fleet. One of the reasons for growing Anglo-German antagonism before 1914 was the German decision to build a modern battlefleet, triggering a naval arms race. Though the German High Seas Fleet was an excellent navy – well-trained officers and men, superbly designed capital ships an…


'Impressive in Futility: The case of the High Seas Fleet' by Professor John Derry

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Professor John Derry will be giving a presentation on the High Seas Fleet.  Professor Derry, Emeritus Professor of Modern British History at the University of Newcastle where he taught for 28 years is the author of numerous books and biographies. John is a widely admired speaker to The Western Front Association and local history groups.      Jo…