Sacrifice for Stalin: The Cost and Value of the Arctic Convoys Re-assessed

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844153572
  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Pages: 230
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii
Glossary ix
Map: Locations along the Arctic Convoy Route x
Introduction xiii
Chapter 1 Norway and Iceland - the Keys to the Arctic 1
Chapter 2 Russia Shows its True Colours 14
Chapter 3 Burying His Head in the Sand 20
Chapter 4 Convoys 30
Chapter 5 The Protagonists 38
Chapter 6 Stalin Becomes an Ally 48
Chapter 7 The Convoys Begin 54
Chapter 8 Encouraging our Allies 71
Chapter 9 The Tirpitz Ventures Out 75
Chapter 10 The Threat of the Tirpitz 93
Chapter 11 Hard Pounding 101
Chapter 12 Changing Tactics 118
Chapter 13 Convoy is to Scatter 131
Chapter 14 The Escort Carrier Arrives 162
Chapter 15 Hiatus 170
Chapter 16 The Arctic Sea Battles 178
Chapter 17 Stalin Prepares to Dominate Europe 193
Appendix I The Convoys 207
Appendix II The Merchant Navy and Shipping 215
Sources and Bibliography 219
Index 221
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