'Castles of Steel' Explores War at Sea NPR's Scott Simon talks with author Robert K. Massie about his latest book Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany and the Winning of the Great War at Sea. Massie describes how due to family rivalries and increases in technology, the first "arms race" of the 20th Century took place between the British and German navies in the years leading up to the First World War.
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'Castles of Steel' Explores War at Sea

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'Castles of Steel' Explores War at Sea

'Castles of Steel' Explores War at Sea

'Castles of Steel' Explores War at Sea

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NPR's Scott Simon talks with author Robert K. Massie about his latest book Castles of Steel: Britain, Germany and the Winning of the Great War at Sea. Massie describes how due to family rivalries and increases in technology, the first "arms race" of the 20th Century took place between the British and German navies in the years leading up to the First World War.