Lawrence Paterson

Lawrence Paterson has spent many years researching aspects of German naval operations and has written more than ten books on various aspects of the U-boat war, most recently Dönitz’s Last Gamble and Black Flag.

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At the forefront of Nazi U-boat attacks in the Atlantic, the large cruiser submarines of the Karl... Read More
First U-Boat Flotilla
In this dramatic story, Lawrence Paterson draws on the original war diary entries of Germany's... Read More
Teddy Suhren's U-564 is among the most famous in the illustrious history of Germany's U-... Read More
As the Third Reich headed for destruction, German ingenuity in the naval field turned to... Read More
U-Boats in the Mediterranean
Between September 1941 and May 1944 the Germans sent 62 U-boats into the Mediterranean. To get... Read More
The Kriegsmarine’s Schnellboote—fast attack boats or E-boats to the Allies—were the primary German... Read More
The Kriegsmarine’s Schnellboote—fast attack boats or E-boats to the Allies—were... Read More
Steel and Ice
As the land war raged along the Eastern Front between 1941 and 1945, an equally fierce and... Read More
Hitler's Forgotten Flotillas
This study of the Kriegsmarine’s Sicherungsstreitkräfte, their security forces, fills a... Read More
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