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The German submarine war, 1914-1918

Author: R H Gibson; Maurice Prendergast
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2003]
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"This account of the U-boat campaign in the First World War remains one of the finest English language histories of the conflict. It represents the official British history of the war against the German submarine attack on shipping." "From a few fragile craft, the U-boats grew to become the greatest menace to Britain's survival. By 1917, the UK was close to starvation. The adoption of the convoy system slowly turned  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibson, R.H. (Richard Henry), b. 1898.
German submarine war, 1914-1918.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2003]
(OCoLC)607057728
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R H Gibson; Maurice Prendergast
ISBN: 1591143144 9781591143147
OCLC Number: 52924732
Notes: Originally published: London : Constable & Co., 1931.
Description: xix, 438 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by R.H. Gibson and Maurice Prendergast ; with a foreword by Earl Jellicoe.
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"This account of the U-boat campaign in the First World War remains one of the finest English language histories of the conflict. It represents the official British history of the war against the German submarine attack on shipping." "From a few fragile craft, the U-boats grew to become the greatest menace to Britain's survival. By 1917, the UK was close to starvation. The adoption of the convoy system slowly turned the tide." "Profusely illustrated with 10 maps and 31 photographs, The German Submarine War brings to life the great struggle for mastery of the shipping lanes that was the war at sea 1914-18"--Jacket.

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