Shadow over the Atlantic: The Luftwaffe and the U-boats: 1943-45

Shadow over the Atlantic: The Luftwaffe and the U-boats: 1943-45

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472820457
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 07/18/2017
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 816,689
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Robert Forsyth has studied the history and operations of the Luftwaffe for many years. He is the author of JV 44 – The Galland Circus (1996), Battle over Bavaria – The B-26 versus the German Jets (1998), Mistel – German Composite Aircraft and Operations 1942-1945 (2001), Messerschmitt Me 264 Amerikabomber (2006), He 162 Volksjäger, Heinkel He 111 and Junkers Ju 52 (with Eddie J Creek), all for Classic Publications/Ian Allan Publishing/Crecy Publishing. He has also written seven books for Osprey in the Aviation Elite Units, Aircraft of the Aces, Combat Aircraft and Duel series. Finally, he has written articles for Aeroplane magazine and The Aviation Historian, and a member of the Editorial Board of the latter publication.

Jim Laurier is a native of New England, growing up in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He has been drawing since he could hold a pencil, and throughout his life he has worked in many mediums, creating artwork on a variety of subjects. He has worked on the Osprey Aviation list since 2000, and in that time he has produced some of the finest artwork seen in these volumes. Jim completed the profile and badge artwork for the plate section for this title.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Acknowledgements /Author's Note /Glossary /Map /1. Dark Waters /2. Junkers' Colossus: the Ju 290 /3. Eyes over the Eastern Front /4. Formation /5. 'Now it's serious' /6. The Kommandeur's Report /7. A Burning Question /8. To see, or not to see /9. Black February /10. Fading Shadows /11. Fight and Flight /12. 4./FAGr 5, by Nick Beale /13. Return to the Reich /14. 'Special Tasks' /15. 'Divide and Fall' /16. 'Genieße den Krieg, der Friede wird furchtbar!' /Appendices /Endnotes /Bibliography and Sources /Index

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