However, one small but powerful German squadron did influence the balance of forces and the overall course of World War I: the Mediterranean Division, comprising the battle cruiser Goeben
and the light cruiser Breslau, under Rear Admiral Wilhelm A.
One factual error is to categorize both the German SMS Goeben
and SMS Breslau as light cruisers; the former was a battle cruiser.
In similar circumstances to the battle of Coronel, Troubridge, who commanded a squadron in the Mediterranean, allowed two German ships, the Goeben
and Breslau, to escape.
30) This was temporarily thwarted by the presence of two German battle cruisers, Goeben
and Breslau, who bombarded some North-African ports in the very first days of the war; they threatened to disrupt the transport of badly needed French colonial troops from North Africa.
Bu asamada okuyucu bu sorunun kitap icinde etkili bir bicimde islendigini fark ediyor ve belki de bu gune kadar tarih kitaplarinda bolca yer alan ve Osmanli imparatorlugunun Birinci Dunya Savasi'na girisi ile ozdeslesen iki ismin, Yavuz ve Midillinin (ya da Goeben
ve Breslau) , arkasinda ne kadar onemli bir anlam oldugunu yeniden dusunmeye basliyor.
Most significantly, Prior argues that Britain's heavy losses in the first attack left the fleet with no ship capable of confronting the battleship Goeben
that Germany had given to Turkey at the beginning of the war.
In the Mediterranean, the German battle cruiser Goeben
and the light cruiser Breslau escaped the British and French fleets, and sought sanctuary off Constantinople in the Sea of Marmara.
The [German ship] Goeben
made ready to escape to the Black Sea .
As the hours to the ultimatum's deadline ticked away, British ships pursued the German cruisers Goeben
and Breslau across the Mediterranean, but the German ships slipped through fog near Sicily and made it to the Dardanelles.
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2-inch guns, to intercept the German battle-cruiser Goeben
and her light cruiser escort, Breslau, but also cautioned to avoid combat with a "superior force"; Troubridge shadowed but did not close with the two German ships, considering the Goeben
's 11-inch guns constituted superior force; he allowed them to escape into the Aegean Sea and so arrive at Constantinople; he was exonerated by a court-martial; headed a naval mission to Serbia and superintended the evacuation of the Serbian army and refugees from Albanian ports (spring 1916); promoted to vice admiral later that year, he advanced to admiral (1919) and died in 1926.