Memoirs: Ten Years and Twenty Days
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As far as I am concerned, one of the definite must-read book on the Battle of the Atlantic. Doenitz delivers an honnest account of his experience of the operational and strategical direction of the battle.
The author frequently refers to the official history of the Royal Navy to either confirm or infirm his own view on specific events, something soldiers rarely do. This makes for a more objective recollection. The book holds many interesting details about the battle.
Highly recommended for anyone...more
Dönitz was appointed as president of the reich in Hitler`s last will. During his reign he offered an proposal for capitulation to England, but still wanted to keep fighting the Russians. England refused his proposal.
After the war Dönitz was sentenced for crimes against peac ...more