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The Sea Wolves

3.83  ·  Rating Details ·  18 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
This was the first book to give an account of the activities of U-Boats in the Second World War.The author was one of the staff officers to Admiral Dontitz who commanded the U-Boat fleet in its attempt to strangle the ocean lifelines of the Allies. It was written after the German Naval archives were captured by the Allies after the war. Includes fold up diagram of U-Boat a ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 12th 1981 by Ballantine Books (first published 1955)
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Adam
Mar 21, 2007 Adam rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: those who like being under the water
Shelves: conflict
the rad part about this book :

1written by formers kriegsmariner
2about the navy and navy men. the battle they fought. not any of the jacked up politics of berlin

a brief intro of wwi , secret happenings , slow build up and wild early successes of wwii.

several events in this book mesh w/ those in the dam busters. the year steel was short for subs the dam busters had royaled the german steel factory water supply. planes getting lost over the channel due to improved AA on the u-boats (yes back in the
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Chris
Aug 23, 2015 Chris rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: you
The U-boat war in the Atlantic (and almost in other oceans) proved to be devastating to the convoy interest of ships supplying Great Britain with essential resources to fight off The Axis powers......up until April 1943!...read the book and find out why.....and find out what the U-boats had for secret weapons and devices to further chances of survival in the closing years of WWII......chock-full of anecdotes and interesting tidbits rather than a plain rave about the gallant men that served the G ...more
Craig
Jul 25, 2012 Craig rated it really liked it
Shelves: history
Not only an insight into the German side of the Battle of the Atlantic but to the operations room of Donitz as well as he fights the political battle with other figures to wage the war he comes to the conclusion of needing to fight.
James
Mar 07, 2008 James rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Students of military history
A solid history of the submarine versus convoy war in the Atlantic in World War II, showing the big picture and also the human experience on both sides. A book that fleshes out the basic historical record considerably.
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