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The German Navy, 1939-1945 / Cajus Bekker.


1st American ed.. New York : Dial Press, 1974.
ISBN 9780600370598, 0600370593

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Standard Title Grosse Bildbuch der deutschen Kriegsmarine, 1939-1945. English
Subjects Germany. Kreigsmarine -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.
Description 192 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 27 cm
Notes Includes index.
Contents The peacetime build-up -- The pocket battleships -- The light cruisers Leipzig and Nürnberg -- The new destroyer force -- U-boats from scratch -- The Naval Air Arm -- The battleships Gneisenau and Scharnhorst -- The Z-plan adventure -- The sail training ships -- The first offensive -- Prien's U-47 in Scapa Flow -- The River Plate drama -- Operation Weserübung -- The bid for the Atlantic -- U-boats : the reconnaissance problem -- Operation Sealion -- Ocean raiders -- The first -- and last -- voyage of the Bismarck -- The Channel breakthrough -- The heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen -- The Mediterranean theatre -- Britain's lifelines threatened -- Drumbeat off America -- The battleship Tirpitz -- The frozen Arctic -- The battle of the Atlantic -- U-boats in distant waters -- The 'Channel workers' -- Motor torpedo boats in the Straits of Dover -- Biscay operations -- The Narvik class destroyers -- The 'fleet in being' -- Tragedy of the North Cape -- The last bid -- The destruction of the Tirpitz -- The new U-boats -- Flight across the Baltic.
Geographic Area Germany
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm01336864
(OCoLC)1336864
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