Peter Hohnen: The Wolf

What a great gem This is a well documented story that the authors have made into a readable. In the years 1916 1918 the Wolf an ordinary freighter fitted out with a hidden arsenal of weapons was sent by Germany on one of the most daring clandestine naval missions of modern times Under the command of Kapitan Karl Nerger the ship undertook a continuous fifteen month cruise in which she traversed three of the world's major oceans destroyed than thirty Allied vessels and captured over 400 men women and children During this time the Wolf maintained radio silence and.

Low the launching of the Wolf in Nov 1916 to its return to Germany in Feb 1918 It travels Eral countries What emerges from these accounts is a richly detailed picture of the world through which the Wolf moved with all its social divisions and naked xenophobia its spirit of bravery and stoicism its paradoxical combination of old world social s and rapid technological changeThis extraordinary adventure story exhibits the tremendous impact that one lone audacious German warship made on the people of many nations during the final two years of the First World War.

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And human adventure This is somewhere between a war memoir and naval history book as we fol. Never pulled into port surviving on fuel and food plundered from captured ships Euipped with the era's newest technological marvels the Wolf was an instrument of terror in a new age of mechanised warfareIn The Wolf Richard Guilliatt Peter Hohnen bring this little nown story to life by drawing on dozens of eyewitness accounts unpublished memoirs declassified government files newspaper reports and family archives unearthed during three years of intensive research in sev.

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