Wellingborough, 1st.ed., 1989. 208 pp., profusely illustrated with photographs &c. (some cold.). D.j., 31 x 23cm. FINE. Germany built a number of beautiful passenger liners for the North Atlantic and in this book the author describes these ships from the opulence of the KAISER WILHELM DER GROSSE of 1897, to the luxury cruise liner EUROPA of 1981. German passenger ships were dominated by two shipping lines ' Hamburg-America and North German Lloyd. William Miller examines the history of every German liner over 10,000 tons, illustrating his narrative with a wealth of photographs and coloured reproductions. He gives detailed specifications and data and includes their operational duties and wartime exploits in both World Wars. This large format book is recognized as being among the author's best works.