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Twilight of the U-boat, The - EDWARDS BERNARD

Twilight of the U-boat, The

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Published: 22nd July 2003
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This latest work by Bernard Edwards, one of the foremost naval historians writing today, charts the declining fortunes of the U-boats from the apogee of their power in 1943 to their final defiant show of force in the North Sea when the German armies on land lay defeated and demoralised. Interwoven with these momentous events is a commentary on the brutal 'kill-or-be-killed' life in a typical U-boat of the day as described in the War Diary of U-223 commanded by Karl-Jurgen Wachter.
Twilight of the U-Boats will be read and enjoyed by all those who are fascinated by the conduct of this aspect of warfare and the courage of those who fought under the most dire and dangerous conditions.

Prologue
Atlantic shooting galleryp. 1
First time outp. 15
Rendezvous at Cape Farewellp. 29
The hardest battlep. 44
The running fightp. 59
The climaxp. 74
The turning pointp. 91
A lucky escapep. 106
Some new weaponsp. 121
Fresh pasturesp. 137
The waiting gamep. 154
The end of the roadp. 169
The end of a dreamp. 185
Bibliographyp. 190
Indexp. 192
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781844150359
ISBN-10: 1844150356
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 198
Published: 22nd July 2003
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 17.0