Climax in the Baltic: The German Maritime Offensive in the Gulf of Riga in October 1917
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Grove, Eric - Climax in the Baltic: The German Maritime Offensive in the Gulf of Riga in October 1917



Keywords:

German Maritime | Gulf of Riga | Russia

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Russian Front | Naval Warfare | Germany | Russia | Military organisation of combat

Abstract:

On 17 October 1917, only three weeks before the Bolsheviks seized power in Petrograd on 7 November, an engagement occurred in the Gulf of Riga between the German dreadnought battleships Konig and Kronprinz and three Russian capital ships of the previous generation, the pre-dreadnought battleships Slava and Grazhdanin and th…

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Grove, Eric, “Climax in the Baltic: The German Maritime Offensive in the Gulf of Riga in October 1917”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004171398_i_182_31>
First published online: 2015



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