U-BOATS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

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U-BOATS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
1941-1944
  • ISBN/SKU: 9781591148937
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Era: World War II
  • Number of Pages: 208
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  • Date Available: April 2007
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Between September 1941 and May 1944 the Germans sent 62 U-boats into the Mediterranean. To get there, the boats had to pass through the Straits of Gibraltar—the British-held entry point, where nearly a third of them were sunk or forced to turn back. Of the U-boats that made it into the clear, calm waters of the Mediterranean, not one of them ever made it back into the Atlantic: They were all either sunk in battle or scuttled by their own crews.

U-boats in the Mediterranean looks at the perilous history of German submarine operations in the Mediterranean, where, despite their ultimate fate, their strategic impact was dramatic.

Lawrence Paterson is a member of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum's Archive Group specializing in U-boat and Kriegsmarine research, past president of the Brittany Marine Research Society.  He is also the author of First U-Boat Flotilla and Second U-Boat Flotilla.

 

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