The Last Cruise of a German Raider

The Destruction of the SMS Emden
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Binding:Hardcover
Published:September 15, 2018

The story of the German light cruiser SMS Emden has been the subject of over a dozen books since her destruction at the hands of the Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney on 9 November 1914. Accounts of Emden’s raiding activities, her loss on the Cocos Islands, and the escape of her landing party have also appeared in official histories and books on World War I at sea.

In this detailed and riveting new book, Wes Olson has made extensive use of a wealth of first-hand accounts from letters, diaries, memoirs, and German survivor statements to produce a detailed reconstruction of the battle at Cocos.

 

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Product Details
  • Subject: World War I
  • Hardcover : 288 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (September 15, 2018)
  • ISBN-10: 1682473732
  • ISBN-13: 9781682473733
  • Product Dimensions: 6.18 X 9.25 in
  • Shipping Weight: 29.6 oz

WES OLSON has had a lifetime’s interest in naval history and was involved in the successful 2008 search for World War II cruiser HMAS Sydney and the 2015 expedition which revisited her wreck and that of HSK Kormoran.

 

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