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Günther Prien and U-47 : the bull of Scapa Flow : from the sinking of the HMS Royal Oak to the Battle of the Atlantic

Author: Dougie Martindale
Publisher: Barnsley, S. Yorkshire : Frontline Books ; Annapolis, Maryland : Naval Institute Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the night of 13/14 October 1939, the Type VIIB U-boat U-47, on its second war patrol, penetrated the main Royal Navy base at Scapa Flow and sank the British battleship HMS Royal Oak. This legendary attack is remembered as one of the most audacious raids in the history of submarine warfare. Over the months that followed, U-47 went on to complete a total of ten war patrols. During these, Kapitänleutnant Günther  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Günther Prien; Günther Prien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dougie Martindale
ISBN: 9781526737755 1526737752 9781682473863 1682473864
OCLC Number: 1019605756
Description: viii, 450 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Dougie Martindale.

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Includes specifications, crew duties and life on board U-47.  Read more...

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