New Weapons for New Targets: Sir John Fisher, the Threat from Germany, and the Building of HMSDreadnoughtand HMSInvincible, 1902–1907

  • Matthew S. Seligmann
  • The International History Review, June 2008, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/07075332.2008.10415479

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The article proves that the genesis of the battle cruiser is explained not by the threat of France but by the British Admiralty's fear of German commerce raiding carried out by armed trans-Atlantic liners.

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