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The Battle of the Otranto Straits: Controlling the Gateway to the Adriatic in World War I (Twentieth-Century Battles)

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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 sub ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published May 24th 2004 by Indiana University Press (first published January 1st 2004)
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Paul G. Halpern, Professor of History at Florida State University, is author of A Naval History of World War I; The Naval War in the Mediterranean, 1914–1918; The Mediterranean Naval Situation, 1908–1914; and Anton Haus: Österreich-Ungarns Großadmiral. He has served on the Council of the Navy Records Society (Great Britain) and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
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