Devin Poore's Reviews > The Last Cruise of a German Raider: The Destruction of SMS Emden
The Last Cruise of a German Raider: The Destruction of SMS Emden
Devin Poore's review
Sep 14, 2019
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. Also, I do love a good solid book, and this is one is very well-made, with thick paper, and solidly constructed, so much so that it really jumped out at me how well made the physical book is. Besides that, the book covers everything from ship design, operational logistics, area of operation, operational requirements, and the final battle between Emden and Sydney, making this an informative and satisfying read.
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July 14, 2019 – Finished Reading
September 14, 2019 – Shelved