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The Cruise of the German Raider Atlantis

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"Atlantis, one of Germany's most successful World War II raiders, boasted the concealed firepower of a light cruiser yet had no armor, relying on her beguiling appearance to surprise the enemy. During her two-year cruise behind Allied lines, she captured or sank twenty-two merchant ships, broke enemy codes, and got hold of valuable intelligence material from the British, ...more
Hardcover, 262 pages
Published March 31st 2003 by US Naval Institute Press
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David Hines
Oct 10, 2016 David Hines rated it it was amazing
Books on World War II rarely present the German perspective. This unique book tells the story of a German raider ship named the Atlantis which preyed on Allied vessels during the early days of World War II. The story is told completely from the perspective of the crew of the Atlantis, which had a voyage that lasted nearly a year and a half and resulted in the sinking of more than a dozen Allied vessels with little loss of life before the raider was caught and sunk.

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