A Fleet In Being; Notes Of Two Trips With The Channel Squadron

Rudyard KIPLING (1868 - 1936)

[Kipling] became involved in the debate over the British response to the rise in German naval power known as the Tirpitz Plan to build a fleet to challenge the Royal Navy, publishing a series of articles in 1898 which were collected as A Fleet in Being. And as always with Kipling there is that wonderful sardonic humor and attention to the lower orders of being. - Summary by Wikipedia and david wales

Genre(s): War & Military

Language: English

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