Death in the Doldrums, U-Cruiser Actions Off West Africa, by Bernard Edwards

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Death in the Doldrums, U-Cruiser Actions Off West Africa, by Bernard Edwards
Death in the Doldrums, U-Cruiser Actions Off West Africa, by Bernard Edwards

Published by Pen & Sword in 2005, 200 pages. Hardback with Dust Jacket (N3825)

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With their very long range, the giant Type IX U-Cruisers gave Admiral Donitz's U-boat fleet global reach during the Second World War. Initially these boats operated with considerable success off the East coast of America and in the Caribbean but their main impact was in the Gulf of Guinea between 1942 and 1943 which, due to the closure of the Suez Canal, was a vital Allied supply route. Two submarines in particular (U-68 and U-505) had a profound effect, causing major panic by their hugely successful operations.

This book is a fascinating and detailed account of U-Boat naval operations off the coast of West Africa during this period

Includes several pages of plate black and white photographs
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