U-boat Tactics in World War II (Elite)

U-boat Tactics in World War II (Elite)

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Osprey's elite title on Germany's U-Boat tactics during World War II (1939-1945). At the start of the war, German U-boat technology vastly out performed that possessed by the Allies, and under the pressure of the war continual development helped keep pace with wartime needs and improvements in anti-submarine weaponry. But it was not just the technology that had to change. German U-boat tactics evolved over time. Used in a variety of roles, from coastal patrolling through to the combined actions of convey-hunting 'wolf packs', the tactics used by U-Boats were diverse. This book analyses how the U-boats dominated the seas thanks to their innovative and daring tactical deployment, and how the cracking of the Enigma code effectively hamstrung them, greatly reducing their impact, a problem that even their advanced tactics failed to solve.

Product Details

  • Author: Gordon Williamson
  • Publication Date: 2010-10-19
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Osprey Publishing
  • Binding: Paperback, 64 pages
  • Brand: Osprey Publishing
  • Features:
    • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 726L x 23W x 976H
    • Weight: 46
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 969L x 709W x 24H
    • Weight: 49
  • List Price: $18.95
  • ISBN: 1849081735
  • ASIN: 1849081735

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