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Black May

Author: Michael Gannon
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In May 1943, Allied sea and air forces won a stunning, dramatic, and vital victory over the largest and most powerful submarine force ever sent to sea, sinking forty-one German U-boats and damaging thirty-seven others. It was the forty-fifth month of World War II, and by the end of May the Germans were forced to acknowledge defeat and recall almost all of their remaining U-boats from the major traffic lanes of the
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gannon
ISBN: 0060178191 9780060178192
OCLC Number: 39128840
Description: xxviii, 492 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Omens : mayday --
The War at Sea : Detection and Attack --
First Charge : To Defend or to Hunt? --
To Defend : The Battle for ONS.5 --
Collision of Forces : The Battle for ONS.5 --
THe Fog of War The Battle for ONS.5 --
To Hunt : The Bay in May --
Inside the U-Boat Mind : The Latimer House Discs --
In Peril on the Sea : Tenebrae.
Responsibility: Michael Gannon.
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"In May 1943, Allied sea and air forces won a stunning, dramatic, and vital victory over the largest and most powerful submarine force ever sent to sea, sinking forty-one German U-boats and damaging thirty-seven others. It was the forty-fifth month of World War II, and by the end of May the Germans were forced to acknowledge defeat and recall almost all of their remaining U-boats from the major traffic lanes of the North Atlantic."--Book Jacket.

Chronicles the events that led to the United States' defeat of the German U-boats in the North Atlantic in May of 1943.

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