Reinhard Scheer

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Admiral Reinhard Scheer (30 September, 1863 – 26 November, 1928) was a prominent officer of the Imperial German Navy during the First World War, rising to command of the High Sea Fleet and then Chief of the Naval Staff.

Early Life & Career


In June, 1928 Scheer visited the Minoan ruins at Knossos, Crete, in company with the German archæologist Wilhelm Dörpfeld.[1]

See Also




  1. "Admiral Scheer" (Letters to the Editor). The Times. Wednesday, 28 November, 1928. Issue 45062, col F, p. 17.