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|All Authors / Contributors:||
G H Bennett; R Bennett
|Language Note:||Translated from the German.|
|Notes:||Based on extracts of essays written by nine German admirals, translated into English.
|Description:||viii, 248 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||The prewar period --
The first year of war --
Operation Sea Lion --
Ocean warfare against merchant shipping, 1940-1941 --
War in the Mediterranean, 1940-1941 --
Germany marches eastward, 1941 --
Ocean warfare against merchant shipping, 1942-1943 --
Decision in the Mediterranean, 1942-1943 --
Seeking victory on the Russian steppes, 1942-1943 --
Ocean warfare against merchant shipping, 1943-1944 --
Invasion and the long retreat --
Fortress Germany and unconditional surrender --
Some conclusions and verdicts.
|Responsibility:||G.H. Bennett and R. Bennett.|
At the end of World War II, British Naval Intelligence persuaded a number of German admirals held as prisoners of war to write essays setting out their thoughts on Germany's build-up to war. Nine of the best are included in this book.
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