U-Boats at War
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U-Boats at War

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10684056M
ISBN 100345307550
ISBN 109780345307552

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Submarine Warfare in World War I: The History and Legacy of the German U-boats and Allied Efforts to Counter Them Charles River Editors. out of 5 stars 6. Kindle Edition. $ Pandora’s Box: A History of the First World War Jorn Leonhard. out of 5 stars /5(19). This book is about the German U-boats and the men who lived, fought and died in them. O officers and men served in the German submarine fleetall but 7, of them found an ocean grave. Harald Busch was attached to the U-boat branch of the Kriegsmarine and shared in many of the battles and patrols he describes/5.   This is the first part on U-Boats of World War II by Clay Blair. Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunted, is the second part where the "hunters" became the "hunted". If you want to read a definitive account on U-Boats, these two volumes would be it/5. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. Over pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied efforts to counter the U-boat threat.

A new book authored by Jack and Richard Colman provides details of the work of the Coastal Command as they hunted German U-boats during World War II. Jack was just weeks away from his twenty-first birthday when he joined the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the October of To date, he has found the remains of 28 U-boats down there, 11 in Belgian waters. His book about U-boats, War Beneath the Waves, was published last year. One newspaper headline called him “the.   “ The Burning Shore is a history of those dreadful early months of the war, a history largely suppressed at the time and rarely alluded to since. From the Publisher. An authoritative work on the awful, early effectiveness of German U-boats in disrupting shipping traffic off the east coast of the United States.5/5(4).   U Boats were the scourge of the seas for Allied shipping during both World Wars almost bringing Britain to the brink of starvation on several occasions. This book contains unseen photographs taken by German submarine crew and captains during each World War One selection features a submariner's photos of U, an early German : Jon Sutherland.

After an introductory chapter about World War I in the Atlantic and the North Sea, the author covers every campaign and action between and that involved U-boats, from Scapa Flow and the first wolf pack to the ill-fated convoy PQ and the German withdrawal from the : Historynet Staff.   Told chronologically, it is subdivided into two major sections, the War Against the British Empire, and the War Against the Americas. Volume II, The Hunted, to follow a year later, will cover the last years of the naval war in Europe, August to May , when the Allies finally overcame the U /5(8). I'd recommend the following: Herbert A. Werner, "Iron Coffins" Herbert Werner served in u-boats from to the end of the end of the war, ending up a u-boat captain in the latter stages of World War II. Werner beat the odds; he was one of onl. The U-boat Campaign from to was the World War I naval campaign fought by German U-boats against the trade routes of the took place largely in the seas around the British Isles and in the German Empire relied on imports for food and domestic food production (especially fertilizer) and the United Kingdom relied heavily on imports to feed its population, and.