German U-Boat Crews 1914-45

German U-Boat Crews 1914-45

by Gordon Williamson, Darko Pavlovic
     
 

U-boat crews were an elite part of the German Navy, fighting the elements as well as enemy destroyers. In both World Wars they strangled the vital transatlantic supply line that fed the war effort. But there were always too few U-boats and too many destroyers, and life expectancy in the submarine fleet was short as they fought an uneven contest in the icy seas of the…  See more details below

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U-boat crews were an elite part of the German Navy, fighting the elements as well as enemy destroyers. In both World Wars they strangled the vital transatlantic supply line that fed the war effort. But there were always too few U-boats and too many destroyers, and life expectancy in the submarine fleet was short as they fought an uneven contest in the icy seas of the North Atlantic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781855329409
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Series:
Trade Editions Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.31(w) x 9.81(h) x 0.24(d)

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