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The Cruise of the Sea Eagle: The Amazing True Story of Imperial Germany's Gentleman Pirate

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The adventures of Count Felix von Luckner’s three-masted sailing vessel that raided the high seas during the first ironclad sea war.
Hardcover, 295 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by The Lyons Press
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Bas Kreuger
Fascinating story! Well researched and fairly well written. It seems to be a boyhood story of adventure on the high seas, but there is more underneath and it is a pity Pardoe doesn't delve into that a bit deeper than describing the German naval strategy in a paragraph or so.
Besides fighting a main fleet action, the Germans had little other options than to wage a commerce war, trying to strangle Britain into submission. Raiders were one of the means to that end and the SeaEagle was an exceptional
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Blaine Pardoe
Jul 30, 2011 Blaine Pardoe rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Incredible WWI naval story.
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fascinating!
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Blaine Pardoe is a New York Times Bestselling and award winning author of numerous books in the science fiction, military non-fiction, true crime, paranormal, and business management genre's. He has appeared on a number of national television and radio shows to speak about his books. Pardoe has been a featured speaker at the US National Archives, the United States Navy Museum, and the New York Mil ...more
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