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The maritime blockade of Germany in the Great War

the Northern Patrol, 1914-1918
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Ashgate for the Navey Records Society , Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT
Great Britain. Royal Navy. Cruiser Squadron, 10th -- History., World War, 1914-1918 -- Blockades -- Germany., World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations, Bri

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Statementedited by John D. Grainger.
SeriesPublications of the Navy Records Society ;, vol. 145
ContributionsGrainger, John D., 1939-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD581 .G68 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 856 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3565058M
ISBN 100754635368
LC Control Number2002036803

Get this from a library. The maritime blockade of Germany in the Great War: the Northern Patrol, [John D Grainger;]. This was a task of great political sensitivity, since almost all the ships intercepted were neutrals, and requiring great physical endurance from ships and men in the violent North Atlantic.

The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War is a comprehensive collection of Author: John D. Grainger. The Blockade of Germany, or the Blockade of Europe, occurred from to It was a prolonged naval operation conducted by the Triple-Entente powers during and after World War I [3] in an effort to restrict the maritime supply of goods to the Central Powers, which included Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman dam-projects.comon: Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea.

The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War is a comprehensive collection of the records of the Northern Patrol. It consists of regular reports of the admirals in command, to which are added other relevant official records, and more informal documents. This book, our Volume, The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, explores the history of the Northern Patrol, perhaps the most constantly active Royal Navy vessels in the Great War and a barely acknowledged yet vital component in the eventual Allied victory.

This was a task of great political sensitivity, since almost all the ships intercepted were neutrals, and requiring great physical endurance from ships and men in the violent North Atlantic. The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War is a comprehensive collection of.

The list of historical blockades informs about blockades that were carried out either on land, or in the maritime and air spaces in the effort to defeat opponents through denial of supply, usually to cause military exhaustion and starvation as an economic blockade in addition to. The Law of Maritime Blockade Past, Present, and Future Phillip Drew Oxford Monographs in International Humanitarian & Criminal Law.

Traces the development of the law of. Jun 01,  · Blockade Effects On November 11,the British set out in the most literal sense to starve the German people into submission; an idea best described by First Lord of the British Admiralty Winston Churchill himself when he stated, "The British blockade treated the whole of Germany as if it were a beleaguered fortress, and avowedly sought to starve the whole population - men.

Blockades, part of economic warfare, had been employed throughout history.

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The Allied blockade (), which aimed to prevent war supplies reaching Germany, ultimately also targeted the civilian population. It had its counterpart in the German attempt to block supplies to the Entente.

Despite the blockade, Germany was able to trade overseas via neutral states. Reviewing the development of blockade law over the past four centuries, The Law of Maritime Blockade provides a historical analysis of the law as it emerged, tracing its evolution through armed conflicts between and the present.

Referring to the starvation caused by the blockade of Germany during World War I and the humanitarian crisis Author: Phillip Drew. Aug 08,  · The British Naval Blockade of Germany I THE GREAT WAR Special Hart, Peter.

The Great War. A Combat History of the First World War, Oxford. The Allied Attempt to Starve Germany in Dieses Buch in gekürzter deutscher Übersetzung: This book in abridged German translation: Die englische Hungerblockade im Weltkrieg A History of the Blockade of Germany and of the countries associated with her in the Great War: Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey.

The Law of Maritime Blockade sets out the law applicable to maritime blockades in armed conflict, testing the traditional rules of maritime blockade against the requirements of contemporary international humanitarian law. An important issue addressed is the legality of a blockade even if it results in mass starvation of the affected population.

"A Great Achievement." Foreword by The Scriptorium "The Blockade of Germany lasted from and was a prolonged naval operation by the Allied Powers during and after World War 1 in an effort to restrict the maritime supply of raw.

Aug 19,  · The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, by John D. Grainger ISBN: Published by Ashgate Publishing on August 28th Genres: History, Military, World War I, Naval. Jan 15,  · The food distribution network was disrupted by war needs. This was the cost of going to war.

The effect of the naval blockade was that Germany could not make up the difference with imports. However it must have been politically convenient to blame the whole thing on the RN rather than admit that embarking on the war had been such a disaster.

Blockade is the story of a long-running trade battle at sea between Britain and Germany during the First World War. Each country fought for survival, but this book focuses on the story of the Northern Patrol and the 10th Cruiser Squadron.

The Royal Navy’s role during World War I denying Germany access to the sea, trade, and vital resources was crucial to helping Britain win the war on the. Was Britain's WWI Blockade The First Atrocity Of The 20th Century. The Great War is primarily remembered for its stifling land battles, but one of the conflict's largest and most sophisticated.

The blockade of Germany, during World War I, was a part of the First Battle of the Atlantic between the United Kingdom and Germany.

Aboutcivilians died because of starvation caused by this blockade during the War. Many more had to die from starvation after the Armistice in November as the blockade was continued intoin order to force Germany to sign the Treaty of.

After three months of war the British admiralty realised that the Great War would last a long time. The original contraband list was modified and the Royal Navy were charged with preventing Germany receiving an enlarged list of goods. The author analyses the success of the British blockade.

A History of The Blockade of Germany and of the countries associated with her in the great war: Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey by Bell, A C and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at dam-projects.com The American reaction to the British naval blockade and to Germany’s war on trade and her treatment of American sailors taken prisoner is looked at, while the changes in strategy on both sides through the war and the use of converted liners and armed merchant vessels as warships (AMCs) are examined in dam-projects.com: £ Dec 29,  · Naval Blockade of Germany after 11 November An English War crime.

Through my different readings of German testimonies of the great war I came many times across accounts of, the lack of food, supplies etc for the German soldier in the field, and at home.

And the bitterness expressed towar. To further our understanding of these issues, this book looks at the background to the blockade, and the effects of its implementation in It argues that there was a widely shared, but largely unwritten, strategic culture within British naval circles which accepted that in a war with a major maritime power the British response would be to.

Get this from a library. The law of maritime blockade: past, present, and future. [Phillip Drew] -- Reviewing the development of blockade law over the past four centuries, 'The law of maritime blockade' provides a historical analysis of the law as it emerged, tracing its evolution through armed.

A blockade runner is a merchant vessel used for evading a naval blockade of a port or strait.

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It is usually light and fast, using stealth and speed rather than confronting the blockaders in order to break the blockade. Blockade runners usually transport cargo, for example bringing food. Aug 04,  · The Naval Warfare of World War One, The former German submarine UB at sea, after having been surrendered to the Allies.

UB, a small coastal submarine, was laid down during the winter of and at Bremen, Germany, but never commissioned in. Buy The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, (Navy Records Society Publications) 1 by John D. Grainger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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21; Louis Guichard, Histoire du blocus naval (Paris: Payot, ), p. 22; Archibald C. Bell, A History of the Blockade of Germany and of the Countries Associated with Her in the Great War: Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey, – (London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, ()), p.

Bell also comments that Britain’s allies were as anxious Author: Marjorie Milbank Farrar.Pg. 3/5 - The First World War is largely thought of as a conflict where the majority of the significant operations took place almost exclusively on mainland Europe with the exception of a handful of naval clashes fought throughout the world's oceans.

This is.With the help of first-hand accounts, the book brings to life the experiences of those who manned the blockade, and creates a vivid picture of the dangers of duty; it lays before the reader a highly significant but, until now, much neglected aspect of the First World War.

Nominated for the Maritime Foundation s Mountbatten Maritime Award for.