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The sinking of the Laconia and the U-boat war : disaster in the mid-Atlantic

Author: James P Duffy
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Packed with rich detail and analysis, this exciting tale of war at sea relates the dramatic and moving true story of the sinking of the British liner Laconia and its consequences for the conduct of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Duffy, James P., 1941-
Sinking of the Laconia and the U-boat war.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, ©2009
(OCoLC)891471191
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James P Duffy
ISBN: 9780275993641 0275993647 9781573567510 1573567515
OCLC Number: 317361750
Description: x, 129 pages, [10] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Sighting Laconia --
U-boats at war --
Undersea warriors --
From luxury liner to prison ship --
Wideawake Field --
Sinking Laconia --
A message to the enemy --
Air attack --
Aftermath --
Finale.
Responsibility: James P. Duffy.

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