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Operation Drumbeat : the dramatic true story of Germany's first U-boat attacks along the American coast in World War II

Author: Michael Gannon; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines U-boat technology and warfare and describes the adventures of U-123 in American waters during WW2.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gannon, Michael, 1927-
Operation Drumbeat.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1990
(OCoLC)644729461
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gannon; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0060161558 9780060161552
OCLC Number: 21117890
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: xxii, 490 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: U-Boats Westward --
Down to the seas --
We are at war --
A fighting machine --
Destination New York --
Waiting for Hardegen --
Beat on the kettledrum --
New York, New York --
Where is the Navy? --
Course home! --
Last patrol --
The Navy stirs --
Final reckoning --
Afterword --
Appendix A: Maintaining trim --
Appendix B: Operation of the head --
Appendix C: Operation of the Schlüssel M (Enigma) Machine --
Appendix D: The engine room.
Responsibility: Michael Gannon.

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Examines U-boat technology and warfare and describes the adventures of U-123 in American waters during WW2.

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