Hitler’s U-Boat War: The Hunters 1939-1942 :: Clay Blair soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1997, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Tables; List of sources; Appendices (18);
From the cover: Nine years in the making, Clay Blairs Hitlers U-Boat War is destined to become the definitive account of the German submarine war against the Allies, or the Battle of the Atlantic.
It is an epic sea story, the most arduous and prolonged naval battle in all history. For nearly six years, the German U-boat force attempted to blockade arid isolate the British Isles in the hope of forcing the British out of the war, thereby thwarting both the Allied strategic air assault on German cities and Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Occupied France. Fortunately for the Allies, the U-boat force failed to achieve either of these objectives, but in the attempt they sank 2,800 Allied merchant ships, while the Allies …
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (xxx) 809 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.
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