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Hunting Tirpitz

£8.99

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From 1942 to 1944, battleship Tirpitz was the single most powerful German ship afloat. In northern waters she became the principal target of the capital ships of the Royal Navy. Preventing her breakout into the Atlantic would see desperate and innovative operations by the Royal Navy, from daring raids on the coast of France to the use of midget submarines to place explosive charges underneath the battleship. In 1944, Tirpitz was the target for one of the largest bombing operations in the history of the Fleet Air Arm. The eventual destruction of Tirpitz, in late 1944, was secured by RAF Bomber Command. Hunting Tirpitz includes newly translated, first-hand accounts by German survivors, alongside personal photographs taken on the ship and Battle Summaries which detail: Operation Chariot - the raid on St. Nazaire, 1942 Operation Source - the midget submarine attack on Tirpitz, 1943 Operation Tungsten - the Fleet Air Arm attacks on Tirpitz, 1944 Hunting Tirpitz is one of a new series of previously restricted and classified documents in a new, accessible format Specially commissioned commentary by expert military historians Published in collaboration with Britannia Royal Naval College Britannia Naval Histories of World War II an important source in understanding the critical naval actions of the period.

Book as clean pages throughout and securely bound.Covers have creases to the corners and minor shelve wear.Printed in 2012.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
G.H. Bennett PHD
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.3 x 15.7 x 2.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1841023108
ISBN-13:
9781841023106
Number of pages:
296
Publisher:
Plymbridge Distributors Ltd

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From 1942 to 1944, battleship Tirpitz was the single most powerful German ship afloat. In northern waters she became the principal target of the capital ships of the Royal Navy. Preventing her breakout into the Atlantic would see desperate and innovative operations by the Royal Navy, from daring raids on the coast of France to the use of midget submarines to place explosive charges underneath the battleship. In 1944, Tirpitz was the target for one of the largest bombing operations in the history of the Fleet Air Arm. The eventual destruction of Tirpitz, in late 1944, was secured by RAF Bomber Command. Hunting Tirpitz includes newly translated, first-hand accounts by German survivors, alongside personal photographs taken on the ship and Battle Summaries which detail: Operation Chariot - the raid on St. Nazaire, 1942 Operation Source - the midget submarine attack on Tirpitz, 1943 Operation Tungsten - the Fleet Air Arm attacks on Tirpitz, 1944 Hunting Tirpitz is one of a new series of previously restricted and classified documents in a new, accessible format Specially commissioned commentary by expert military historians Published in collaboration with Britannia Royal Naval College Britannia Naval Histories of World War II an important source in understanding the critical naval actions of the period.

Book as clean pages throughout and securely bound.Covers have creases to the corners and minor shelve wear.Printed in 2012.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
G.H. Bennett PHD
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.3 x 15.7 x 2.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1841023108
ISBN-13:
9781841023106
Number of pages:
296
Publisher:
Plymbridge Distributors Ltd

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