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Hitler's Secret Pirate Fleet: The Deadliest Ships of World War II

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They were the deadliest ships of World War II—nine German commerce raiders disguised as peaceful cargo ships, flying the flags of neutral and allied nations. In reality these heavily armed warships roamed the world’s oceans at will, like twentieth-century pirates. They struck unsuspecting freighters and tankers out of the darkness of night or from behind a curtain of fog a ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Bison Books (first published June 30th 2001)
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This is an interesting review of activities of nine German WW2 auxiliary cruisers that wreak havoc on Allied commercial routes together with their submersible brethren from the very beginning of hostilities to the end of the war. [return]Surface commercial raiders, overhauled freighters and passenger liners that were heavily armed but alas (or better said fortunately) never heavily armored, were the greatest weapon (beside U-Boats) available to the Germans on the open seas. [return][return]Book ...more
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