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The  U-Boat Hunters : Royal Canadian Navy and the Offensive Against Germany's Submarines - Marc Milner

The U-Boat Hunters

Royal Canadian Navy and the Offensive Against Germany's Submarines

Hardcover Published: 30th November 1994
ISBN: 9781557508546
Number Of Pages: 280

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The Royal Canadian Navy is best known for its role in the defence of convoys against attacks by U-boats, particularly those in the mid-Atlantic from 1941 to 1943. Marc Milner's 1985 book, North Atlantic Run: The Royal Canadian Navy and the Battle for the Convoys, was the first scholarly analysis of those crucial defensive operations. The U-Boat Hunters takes up the story for the last two years of the war, when the measurement of operational effectiveness at sea shifted from success in defending convoys to the ability to hunt down and sink U-boats.
The U-Boat Hunters, which completes Milner's analysis of the RCN's battle with Germany's submarines, is a pioneering study of the final years of the Atlantic war and a landmark work in both Canadian and modern naval history.

Abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Prologuep. 3
The Fortunes of Warp. 21
Cinderella: Act IIp. 59
Triumph without Celebrationp. 96
The Summer Inshorep. 134
A Sea of Troublesp. 175
Victory...of a Sortp. 217
Epilogue: Loch Eribollp. 256
APP I: Escort Building and Modernization, 1941-3p. 269
APP II: U-Boat Kills by the RCN, May 1943 - May 1945p. 280
Notesp. 283
Bibliographyp. 313
Indexp. 319
Picture Creditsp. 327
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781557508546
ISBN-10: 1557508542
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 30th November 1994
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.64

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