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Turning the tide : how a small band of Allied sailors defeated the U-boats and won the Battle of the Atlantic

Author: Edward Offley
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rousing military history of the Battle of the Atlantic, when a high-seas showdown between the Allies and wolf packs of U-boats determined the outcome of the war against Nazi Germany.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2010048097
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Offley
ISBN: 0465031641 9780465031641 9780465023448 0465023444
OCLC Number: 911846396
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 478 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction : a fight in the dark --
A city at war --
The adversaries --
Movement to contact --
The U-boat --
The battle of the codes --
The sighting --
The battle of St. Patrick's Day --
Heavy losses --
Crisis in the North Atlantic --
The Allies fight back --
The first skirmishes --
The mêlée at 55 North 42 West --
Battle in the fog --
Defeat of the U-boats.
Responsibility: Ed Offley.
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A rousing military history of the Battle of the Atlantic, when a high-seas showdown between the Allies and wolf packs of U-boats determined the outcome of the war against Nazi Germany.

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