U Boat War in the Atlantic 1939-1945 German Naval History by Great Britain. Ministry of Defence (Navy)

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ContributionsGunter Hessler (Editor)
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Number of Pages439
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ISBN 100117726036
ISBN 109780117726031

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U-Boat War in the Atlantic By Hessler, Günther (editor)HMSO, London ISBN Descripton: Written by two U-boat officers for the British Admiralty immediately post-war. A few recent footnotes have been added to explain things the Germans weren't aware of, but it remains essentially a account of the Battle.

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Ministry of Defence (Navy),HMSO edition, in English - Facsimile ed / with introduction by Andrew J. Withers. During World War II, U-boat warfare was the major component of the Battle of the Atlantic, which began in and ended with Germany's surrender in The Armistice of 11 November ending World War I had scuttled most of the old Imperial German Navy and the subsequent Treaty of Versailles of limited the surface navy of Germany's new Weimar Republic to only six battleships (of less.

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Back. The U-Boat War in the Atlantic Book Description. First edition. Three volumes bound in one. Reprint of the German Naval History not previously published.

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