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The U-boat wars, 1916-1945

Author: John Terraine
Publisher: New York : Putnam, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A definitive account of the development of submarine warfare during and between two world wars. Examines U-boat campaigns in World Wars I and II, particularly the Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1945.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Terraine
ISBN: 0399132910 9780399132919
OCLC Number: 19555541
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xx, 841 pages, [28] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The first round. Free from all scruples --
The most formidable thing --
Engage the enemy more closely --
Convoy acted like a spell --
Slack water --
Foiled rather than defeated --
Small advantages --
The battle done --
Interval. The insidious submarine --
The second round. Dearth of U-boats --
Nothing of major importance --
The steep Atlantick --
The very nadir of British fortunes --
As though the defence had won --
By the narrowest of margins --
A roll of drums --
The heartbeat of the war --
We had lost the battle --
Unconditional surrender.
Responsibility: John Terraine.

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A definitive account of the development of submarine warfare during and between two world wars. Examines U-boat campaigns in World Wars I and II, particularly the Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1945.

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