During the Great War, the Imperial German Navy used long range raiding ships to attack Allied shipping along international sea routes. These raiders comprised not only warships but disguised civilian merchant vessels using guile in their attacks. One of these raiders, Seeadler, sailed to attack Allied merchant ships in December 1916. Captained by Count Felix von Luckner, its journey and its captain would become legendary as Mark Khan explains.
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