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Kriegsmarine: The Essential Facts and Figures for the German Navy

by David Porter
     
 

Germany’s navy, the Kriegsmarine, played a critical role in the Third Reich’s attempt to restrict the flow of supplies, men and materiel from the United States to Britain in the early years of the war and from North America and Britain to the Soviet Union from 1941. Such was the success of the U-boats in particular, by the end of the war more than 3000

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Germany’s navy, the Kriegsmarine, played a critical role in the Third Reich’s attempt to restrict the flow of supplies, men and materiel from the United States to Britain in the early years of the war and from North America and Britain to the Soviet Union from 1941. Such was the success of the U-boats in particular, by the end of the war more than 3000 Allied ships with a combined gross tonnage 14.5 million had been sent to the bottom of the sea.

World War II Data Book: The Kriegsmarine, 1939–45 gets behind this massive organization to reveal the workings of the German Navy through its organization, command structure, economic resources, production figures, recruitment, training and philosophy. Broken down by key campaigns and subject areas, the book includes exhaustive reference tables, diagrams, colorful maps and charts, presenting all the core data in easy-to-follow formats.

World War II Data Book: The Kriegsmarine, 1939–45 is an essential reference guide for anyone interested in the history and structure of Germany’s wartime navy.

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“…handsome, interesting and reliable book- a good anchor for a bookshelf devoted to the German Navy in WWII… and excellent purchase for a public library…”
Nautical Research Journal

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Nautical Research Journal
...handsome, interesting and reliable book- a good anchor for a bookshelf devoted to the German Navy in WWII...and excellent purchase for a public library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907446108
Publisher:
Amber Books
Publication date:
09/19/2010
Series:
World War II Data Book Series
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,062,692
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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