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The U-boat Century

German Submarine Warfare, 1906-2006

by Jak Mallmann Showell

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8852443M
    ISBN 101591148928
    ISBN 109781591148920

    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 .


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The U-boat was one of the most potent weapons of the twentieth century, and in this book one of the world's leading U-boat historians explains how the German submarine was developed and designed and then deployed to wreak havoc in European waters and further afield in the Atlantic and Far East.

The U Boat Century book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, ) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, ) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. Over pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied efforts to counter the U-boat threat.

A U-boat appears briefly in this book. The commander of this U-boat is one of the main characters in the book. After his capture and subsequent escape he attempts to reach Germany on a sailing ship. First published - This book has been translated into other languages.

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The U.S. Naval Institute provides an independent forum for those who seek to advance and strengthen the naval profession. Pages in category "U-boat fiction" The following 20 pages are in this category, out of 20 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot (), a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".While the German term refers to any submarine, the English one (in common with several other languages) refers specifically to military submarines operated by The U-boat Century book, particularly in the First and Second World Wars.

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Dean C. Allard, director of the Naval Historical Center, says Gannon's book in a sense deepens the mystery about why the U-boat slaughter of occurred. "God. Records fail to indicate whether or not the strangers really were spies, but White’s daughter became the inspiration for the heroine in author Nell Wise Wechter’s book Taffy of Torpedo Junction.

Slowly but surely, increased patrols by the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard, and planes of the Army Air Corps, began to prevent the U-boat attacks. The U Boat Century. Author: Jak P. Mallmann Showell ISBN: IND Genre: History File Size: MB Format: PDF, Docs Download: Read: this book is a richly rewarding journey back across time to some of the most intriguing and electrifying sites from the war years.

The story of the pen shelters and their part in.Of course, life in any submarine is, or was, likely to be claustrophobic. In the last century, it’s likely that fresh air was something that wasn’t experienced by the crew for many weeks and the standards of hygiene would – truly – make most people today recoil in horror.

A U-boat’s raison d’etre was to destroy enemy shipping. Defeating the U-Boat: Inventing Antisubmarine Warfare by Jan S. Breemer, Dept. of the Navy, Reviewed by James-Joseph Ahern. Introduced into naval service at the start of the Twentieth-Century, the submarine presented the first threat to the century old concept of the battle fleet as being the primary source of control of the seas.