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New Vanguard #50: U-Boats of the Kaiser's Navy

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As was the case in World War II, one of the greatest threats to Britain during World War I was the German U-boat menace. This book traces the development of the U-boat threat from the Brandtaucher, designed by Wilhelm Bauer, the father of the German submarine arm, in 1850, through to the commissioning of Germany's first U-boat to go into service, the U-1, in 1906. It then covers the main types of World War I U-boat, detailing the operational history of the U-boat service in depth, with a particular focus on the campaigns in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, as well as the slow build up of anti-submarine measures by the allies.

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One of the greatest threats to Britain during World War I was the German U-Boat menace. Gordon Williamson traces the development of the U-Boat from the Brandtaucher, designed by Wilhelm Bauer in 1850, through to the commissioning of Germany's first U-Boat to go into service, the U-1, in 1906.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

About the Author

Gordon Williamson was born in 1951 and currently works for the Scottish Land Register. He spent seven years with the military Police TA and has published a number of books and articles on the decorations of the Third Reich and their winners. He is author of a number of World War II titles for Osprey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841763620
Author:
Williamson, Gordon
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing
Illustrator:
Palmer, Ian
Author:
Palmer, Ian
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Submarines
Subject:
Military - World War I
Subject:
Osprey
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
New Vanguard
Series Volume:
107-H50
Publication Date:
20020325
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
47
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.72x7.26x.21 in. .39 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Naval History

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"Synopsis" by , One of the greatest threats to Britain during World War I was the German U-Boat menace. Gordon Williamson traces the development of the U-Boat from the Brandtaucher, designed by Wilhelm Bauer in 1850, through to the commissioning of Germany's first U-Boat to go into service, the U-1, in 1906.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.
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