The Last Cruise of the Emden The Amazing True WWI Story of a German-Light Cruiser and Her Courageous Crew by Edwin Palmer Hoyt

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Published by The Lyons Press .

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Subjects:

  • Boating,
  • European history: First World War,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - World War I,
  • History / Military / World War I

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8818592M
ISBN 101585743828
ISBN 109781585743827
OCLC/WorldCa48645335

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The latter half of the book tells the story of the Emden's landing party and their incredible voyage after being separated from the ship/5. The Last Cruise of the Emden Hardcover – January 1, by Edwin Palmer Hoyt (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and /5(14).

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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 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.

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On August 2,the Emden, a German light cruiser, was steaming peacefully off the China coast when over its wireless came.

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On August 2,the Emden, a German light cruiser, was steaming peacefully off the China coast when The Last Cruise of the Emden book its wireless came the message that the German Empire was at war.

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SMS Emden ("His Majesty's Ship Emden") was the second and final member of the Dresden class of light cruisers built for the Imperial German Navy (Kaiserliche Marine).Named for the town of Emden, she was laid down at the Kaiserliche Werft (Imperial Dockyard) in Danzig in The hull was launched in Mayand completed in July She had one sister ship, : kn ( km/h; mph).

As for the war at sea, I recommend Edwin Hoyt’s The Last Cruise of the Emden, R. Lochner’s The Last Gentleman of War: The Raider Exploits of the Cruiser Emden, Geoffrey Bennett’s Coronel and the Falklands, Holger Herweg’s Luxury Fleet: The Imperial German Navy, – in addition to Massie’s Castle’s of Steel, of which the.

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Hoyt starting at $ The Last Cruise of the "Emden" has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The Last Corsair is a solid account of the raiding cruise of the German light cruiser Emden in the first three months of the First World.

Alone and outnumbered, this lone German cruiser conducted a bold hit and run campaign against Allied ships in the Indian Ocean under the undaunted leadership of its taciturn captain, Karl von Müller/5(3). Find The Last Cruise Of the Emden by Hoyt, Edwin P at Biblio.

Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. THE LAST CRUISE of a GERMAN RAIDER details the history of the actions of Emden during the first part of World War I. As a detailed historical account, there isn't much in the way of photos or drawings that would help a modeler builder in regards to Emden's appearance.

That said, what little there is comes early in the Wes Olson's book. The Last Cruise of the Emden is the true story of one of the most extraordinary and little-known escapades of World War I.

On August 2,the Emden, a German light cruiser, was steaming peacefully off the China coast when over its wireless came /5(11).

"The Last Cruise of the Emden" is the true story of one of the most extraordinary and little-known escapades of World War I. On August 2,the Emden, a German light cruiser, was steaming peacefully off the China coast when over its wireless came the message that the German Empire was at war.

The ship was made ready for action/5(2). The Last Cruise of the "Emden" by Edwin P. Hoyt,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(48). The Last Cruise of a German Raider: The Destruction of SMS Emden View larger image.

By: Wes Olson. Sign Up Now. No English-language book, however, has pieced together a comprehensive account of the action and the events before and this detailed and riveting new book, Wes Olson has made extensive use of a wealth of first-hand Author: Wes Olson.

THE LAST CRUISE OF A GERMAN RAIDER – THE DESTRUCTION OF SMS EMDEN by Wes Olson. Seaforth Publishing, Pen and Sword Books, Barnsley, United Kingdom, Hard Cover, Pages, illustrated with photos and maps. Price $ Finally, after years the definitive history of the action between HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden has.

The Last Cruise of a German Raider: The Destruction of the SMS Emden Wes Olson 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 Emden was a light cruiser built for the German Reichsmarine in the early s.

She was the only ship of her class and was the first large warship built in Germany after the end of World War was built at the Reichsmarinewerft in Wilhelmshaven; her keel was laid down in December and her completed hull was launched in January Emden was commissioned into the fleet in October Commissioned: 15 October "The Last Cruise of the Emden" is the true story of one of the most extraordinary and little-known escapades of World War I.

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By Wes Olson. Seaforth Publications, Barnsley, Reviewed by Greg Swinden FINALLY after years the definitive history of the action between HMAS SYDNEY and SMS EMDEN has been written.

The German nominal roll also details the 47 Emden prisoners of war who were held captive in Australia during the war If you want to read the complete history of the Sydney – Emden action then this is it.

Naval Historical Society of Australia. A very readable and well illustrated book spanning : £ The Emden's activities as a raider at the beginning of the war are outlined the significance of the departure of the first ANZAC troop convoy, and Sydney's involvement explained.

The Cocos raid and the landing of von Mucke's party and the dispatch of Sydney to investigate are covered, and Captain Glossop's controversial decision to open fire on. Sea battles, land skirmishes, and a thousand perils beset the heroic crew of the German cruiser Emden in a true adventure of WW I.

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The full story of this famous ship is far to long to be told here, we can only recommend the book “EMDEN The last cruise of a chivalrous raider”, to tell the complete story. Laid down 6/4/; Launched 20/5/; Commissioned 20/7/; Builder Kaiserliche Werf Danzig. The Last Cruise of a German Raider: The Destruction of SMS Emden by Wes Olson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wes Olson’s book, THE LAST CRUISE of a GERMAN RAIDER: THE DESTRUCTION of SMS EMDEN, is a fascinating read, not only about the career of Emden, but it also provides a window into the warfare of the early 20th century.

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 the First World War at sea.

No English-language book, however, has pieced together a comprehensive account of. The book is well illustrated and contains the complete nominal roll of both ships company including the often forgotten civilian canteen staff in SYDNEY.

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