Memoirs: Ten Years and Twenty Days
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
Género. Biografía (pero absolutamente centrada en la intervención del autor en la Segunda Guerra Mundial).
Lo que nos cuenta. Repaso a los acontecimientos de la vida del almirante Karl Dönitz que, además de unos cuantos datos para conocer su pasado y su relación con el arma de Marina, se centra en su servicio en la Kriegsmarine antes y durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, en cuyo final llegó a ser el sucesor del Fuhrer.
Great book from a great commander ..
I'm sure if Hitler give doenitz what he asked for the world wouldn't be like this one right now!
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