Author: Jan Rüger
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199672466
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Far more than just the history of a small island in the North Sea, this is the compelling story of a relationship which has defined modern Europe.


Author: George Drower
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752472801
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The story of Heligoland is more than an obscure footnote to the British Empire—it shows the significance of territory throughout history.

The Battle Of Heligoland Bight

Author: Eric W. Osborne
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253111869
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inner line of submarines near Heligoland. Its periscopes, however, disappeared
seconds after their sighting, as lookouts also spotted a heavy swirl in the water
that denoted the discharge of torpedoes. According to the Germans, the wakes of
two of these underwater weapons passed underneath the ship, owing largely to
the shallow draft of its hull. In actuality, the British submarine only ¤red one
torpedo. Nevertheless, Buss ordered an attack on the British ship. This effort
failed ...


Author: Shena Mackay
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448129923
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Of Indian/Scottish parentage, orphaned, without family or friends, Rowena is in search of her own Utopia - or the Heligoland of her childhood imagination. Shorlisted for the Orange Prize for fiction and the Whitbread Novel Award.

Heligoland Past And Present

Author: Alex Ritsema
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1847531903
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In 1807 Heligoland was once again a pawn in European warfare. In those days,
the French emperor Napoleon wanted to isolate Britain by cutting off the latter's
trade connections with mainland Europe. When in the summer of 1807 British
spies informed London about a potential alliance of France with Russia and
Denmark, the British authorities decided to carry out a pre-emptive strike on
neutral Denmark, by destroying many Danish warships in Copenhagen46.
Shortly afterwards ...