Title: Kriegsmarine U-Boats, 1939-45 : The Essential Submarine Identification Guide. in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Amber Books, London, 2006, ISBN:1904687962
Seller ID: 74887
BISHOP, Chris. Kriegsmarine U-Boats, 1939-45 : The Essential Submarine Identification Guide. (London) : Amber Books, (2006). Pp. (6),7-192. Illustrated in colour and b&w. Double column. 8vo, illustrated paper-covered boards in like black-spined jacket. A thorough identification guide for the German u-boats of the Second World War, with information on the various types, commander lists and specification charts, as well as brief histories of the vessels themselves and important "incidents". Illustrated with detailed artworks, The Essential Submarine Identification Guide : Kriegsmarine U-Boats, 1939-45 is a comprehensive guide to the submarine arm of the German navy in World War II. Uniquely divided by flotilla, this book offers a complete organizational breakdown of U-boat units, from the beginning of the war in the, North Atlantic through to the last days of the Reich, each chapter includes a compact history of the featured flotilla, as well as unit markings, orders of battle, and famous boats and commanders. Every type of German submarine is featured, including Types II, VII, IX, XB, XIV, XVII, XXI, and XXIII, as well as variants of the basic types. Packed with more than 150 artworks and photographs of every major type of German U-boat, The Essential Submarine Identification Guide : Kriegsmarine U-Boats, 1939-45 is a key reference for military historians and naval warfare enthusiasts." - from the dj. Combat Flotillas :Unterseebootflottille 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13,14, 23, 29, 30, u. 33. Training Flotillas : Unterseebootflottill 4, 5, 8, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31, u. 32. Very good in dustjacket.25.00