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U-Boats against Canada : German Submarines in Canadian Waters. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HADLEY, Michael L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston / Montreal, 1985, ISBN:0773505849: 1985

Seller ID: 12426

ISBN: 0773505849


HADLEY, Michael L. U-Boats against Canada : German Submarines in Canadian Waters. Kingston / Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, (1985). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xxxii(6),[3]-360,(6),+ 24 pp.plates. 8vo, red cloth. Law 0234. "German submarines penetrated Canadian waters during the Second World War to within 172 miles of Quebec City They sank ships, landed spies, laid mines, built an automatic weather station, undertook forays to rescue escaped German POWs, and forced the Canadian government to close the St Lawrence River and Gulf to Allied shipping. View more info

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Shadows on the Horizon : The Battle of Convoy HX-233. iFirst Edition n dustjacket

By: HASKELL, W.A. ROHWER, Jurgen, foreword

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing, London, 1998, ISBN:1861760817: 1998

Seller ID: 97500

ISBN: 1861760817


HASKELL, W.A. Shadows on the Horizon : The Battle of Convoy HX-233. Foreword by Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rohwer. London: Chatham Publishing, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-192. Illustrated in b&w (photos, maps, &c). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Winthrop Allison Haskell (b. July 23, 1923, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts) was living in Germany at the time of publication. "This book tells the saga of a German front-line U-boat, U-175, which, with her compatriots, very nearly severed Britain's lifeline across the Atlantic, and which culminated in ... View more info

Strike from the Sea: A Survey of British Naval Air Operations, 1909-1969. in dj.

By: JACKSON, Robert

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Arthur Barker, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 95778


JACKSON, Robert. Strike from the Sea : A Survey of British Naval Air Operations, 1909-1969. London: Arthur Barker Ltd., (1970). First UK Printing. Pp 234. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. Law 0778. "On 19 July 1918, six Sopwith Camels took off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Furious off the Schleswig coast. Their mission -- to bomb the German Zeppelin sheds at Tondern. It was the first time in history that a force of aircraft had been launched against an enemy objective from an aircraft carrier: the first ever strike from sea. In the h... View more info

Autumn of the U-Boats. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: JONES, Geoffrey P.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William Kimber, London, 1984, ISBN:0718305345:

Seller ID: 16898


JONES, Geoffrey P. Autumn of the U-Boats. London : William Kimber, (1984). First Printing. Pp (10),[11]-224. Illustrated throughout. 8vo, black cloth,gilt lettering to spine. Law 0255. "In the autumn of 1943 the Germans intr oduced a new weapon to the sea war, It was the gnat, an acoustic homing torpedo fired from a U-boat, and , and leaving the wolf packs to slaughter theunprotected Atlantic convoys. Admiral Dönitz thus hoped to reverse the dis astrous U-boat losses of earlier in that year and regain supremacy in the Battle of the Atlantic. Yet Allied air and sea forces proceeded to sink... View more info

Turning the Tide : How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-Boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: OFFLEY, Ed.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Basic Books, New York, 2011, ISBN:9780465013975:

Seller ID: 110724


OFFLEY, Ed. Turning the Tide : How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-Boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic. New York: Basic Books, (2011). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xxviii,1-478,(6). With several black and white photos to text. 8vo, blue paper-covered boards with black paper spine, silver lettering to spine. "[...] It was the deadliest naval conflict in history: Most of the 2,919 Allied merchant ships lost to the U-boats in thewar went down in the North Atlantic, and tens of thousands of merchant sea men, naval gunners, and civilian passengers perished. The dedicated U-b... View more info

Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea.. First Edition industjacket

By: VAN DER VAT, Dan

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York, 1988, ISBN:0060159677:

Seller ID: 17183


VAN DER VAT, Dan. The Atlantic Campaign : World War II's Great Struggle at Sea. With research by Christine van der Vat. New York : Harper & Row, (1988). First Printing. Pp 424 + 24 pp of photos. 8vo, navy cloth "The battle between Germany and the Allies for control of the Atlantic sea lanes was a prolonged and desperate struggle that came closer than any other to ending the Second World War in Germany's favor. Churchill called it "a war of groping and drowning, of ambuscade and stratagem, of science and seamanship. How German, British and American admirals plotted the grand strategy of... View more info

Bloody Winter. 3rd in dj

By: WATERS, John M., Captain KRETSCHMER, Otto, Rear-Admiral. Foreword.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 1984, ISBN:0870210912:

Seller ID: 81491


WATERS, John M., Captain. Bloody Winter . [With a foreword by Rear Admiral Otto Kretschmer]. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (1984). Third Printing. Revised Edition. Pp. (4),[v]-xiv,(2),[1]-285,(1), + 39 pages of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering tospine. A later printing of Law 0264. A chronicle of the winter of 1942-194 3 on the North Atlantic, which witnessed the peak and the decline of the U-Boats' "happy time". As an officer who lived through it, the author is ableto portray the difficulties facing each side with remarkable fideli... View more info

U-Boat War : The German Submarine Service and the Battle of the Atlantic, 1935-1945. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: WESTWOOD, David.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press, London, 2005, ISBN:1844860019:

Seller ID: 97665


WESTWOOD, David. The U-Boat War : The German Submarine Service and the Battle of the Atlantic, 1935-1945. (London) : Conway Maritime Press, (2005). First Edition. Pp [1]-311,(9),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Contents :Introduction. 1. 'Not a SingleSubmarine'. 2. Creating the New U-boat Fleet. 3. Preparing for War. 4. The Opening Phase. 5. Electronic Anti-Submarine Warfare. 6. Build-up. 7. Findi ng the Convoys. 8. Technology and Warfare I. 9. 'A Roll of Drums'. 10. The Great Battle I. 11. The Great Battle II. 12. Technology and Warfare II. 13.... View more info