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Author Barrett, Michael B.

Title Operation Albion : the German conquest of the Baltic Islands / Michael B. Barrett.

Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.4147 BARR    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 298 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Series Twentieth-century battles.
Twentieth-century battles.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-290) and index.
Contents 1. Submarine UC-58, Tagga Bay, September 1917 -- 2. The Strategic Importance of the Baltic Islands -- 3. The Decision to Mount Operation Albion -- 4. The Islands and Their Defenses -- 5. The Invasion -- 6. Osel, 12-13 October 1917: The Central Island -- 7. Osel, 12-16 October 1917: The Island's Ends -- 8. The Capture of Moon and Dago Islands -- 9. The Naval Battle for the Baltic Islands -- 10. Conclusion -- 11. Epilogue -- Appendix. A Word on Sources.
Summary "The author has returned to the original archival sources to produce this definitive history of one of the most unusual operations of the First World War."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Operation Albion, 1917.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Islands of the Baltic.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Amphibious operations.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, German.
Islands of the Baltic -- History.
ISBN 9780253349699 (cloth)
0253349699 (cloth)