The History Network

A fortnightly military history podcast looking at all aspect of war throughout the ages.


episode 3: Interwar Naval Treaties and Battleship Development

At the end of the First World War France and Italy had wanted the German High Seas Fleet divided between them, Britain and the USA wanted it scuttled, which Germany did anyway without permission. The resulting Treaty of Versailles imposed strict limits on size and number of warships the newly constituted German government was allowed to build and maintain. This nullified the threat of Germany at sea. Dur: 14mins File: .mp3


 2021-10-10  13m