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The Battle of the Otranto Straits

Controlling the Gateway to the Adriatic in World War I

The Battle of the Otranto Straits( )
Author: Halpern, Paul G.
Series title:Twentieth-Century Battles Ser.
ISBN:978-0-253-11019-0
Publication Date:Jun 2004
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:AUD $14.99
Book Description:

Called by some a "Mediterranean Jutland," the Battle of the Otranto Straits involved warships from Austria, Germany, Italy, Britain, and France. Although fought by light units with no dreadnoughts involved, Otranto was a battle in three dimensions--engaging surface vessels, aircraft, and subsurface weapons (both submarines and mines). An attempt to halt the movement of submarines into the Adriatic using British drifters armed with nets and mines led to a raid by Austrian light...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War I
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.875 x 23.495 cm



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