Fuehrer Conferences on Naval Affairs: 1939?1945

Fuehrer Conferences on Naval Affairs: 1939?1945

by Jak Mallman Showell


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ISBN-13: 9780750964388
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 08/15/2015
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Jak Mallman Showell has written more than forty books about naval operations during World War II, including Hitler's Naval Bases, Enigma U-Boats: Breaking the Code and U-Boat Command and the Battle of the Atlantic.

Table of Contents

Foreword Jak Mallmann Showell 23


I Preparations 29

II War 39

III "Restricted" Submarine Warfare Appendices 48


I Declaration of a Mined Area of Scotland 58

II Survey of the Planned Submarine Construction Programme 59

III "The Siege of England" 60


I Preparations for Attack 74

II The Invasion of Norway 83

III The Invasion of Holland, Belgium and France 103

IV Operation "Sea Lion" 110

V Other Plans and Invasions 141


I Operation Plans 165

II Sinking of the Bismarck 196

III Russia and the Mediterranean 219


I Winter Fears 255

II St. Nazaire 269

III Spring Offensives 277

IV "The Bud of the Beginning…" 298


I Crisis in the German Navy 306

II The Tunisian Campaign 313

III The Mediterranean 320

IV The Battle of the Atlantic 331

V The Italian Collapse 343

VI The Eastern Front, Denmark, the Atlantic, and the Aegean 364


I Anti-invasion Preparations 376

II Invasion 395

III The Revolt of July 20 405

V Beginning of the End 413


I January 423

II February 437

III March 454

IV April-May 476

Glossary 490

List of Plans and Charts

Admiral Graf Spee Deutschland 44

Sinking of HMS Royal Oak 49

The High Seas Fleet, April 1940 85

Operation Sealion 129

Timetable for Sealion 130

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