Three Before Breakfast looks at the the sinking of three British cruisers by U9 at the start of World War I. Events before, during and after are looked at, with all three cruisers and the submarine involved being introduced along with personnel on each of the vessels. The actual sinking of each cruiser is looked at from that cruiser’s perspective. The aftermath focuses on political reaction in Britain and the subsequent inquiry, whilst the welcome received by the German submariners is also written about. A detailed account about an action early in the war.
Rating (out of 5): ****