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Turning the Tide: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic

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A rousing military history of the Battle of the Atlantic, when a high-seas showdown between the Allies and wolf packs of U-boats determined the outcome of the war against Nazi Germany.

Synopsis:

A rousing history of the Battle of the Atlantic, waged between Allied fleets and Nazi U-boats, features 30 illustrations and maps.

About the Author

Ed Offley has been a military reporting specialist since 1981. He has worked for five separate newspapers and online publications. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Offley served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam. He and his wife, Karen, live in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Table of Contents

Introduction : a fight in the dark — A city at war — The adversaries — Movement to contact — The U-boat — The sighting — The battle of St. Patrick's Day — The crisis — The allies fight back — The first skirmishes — The melee at 55 North 42 West — Battle in the fog — Defeat.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465023448
Publisher:
Basic Books
Subject:
History : Military - World War II
Author:
Offley, Ed
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 - Naval operations -
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns -
Publication Date:
April 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
512

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History and Social Science » Military » General History
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History and Social Science » Military » World War II » General

Turning the Tide: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic
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