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U-Boat War Patrol The Hidden Photographic Diary of U564

£14.99

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This book is unique in that it charts the complete history of a single patrol and provides new insight into life aboard through the successes and trials of U564. Photographed during the summer of 1942.The photographs that were liberated from a concrete U-boat pen in Brest at the end of the war and which had, until recently, remained hidden in a shoe box. The boat in question, U-564, carried the famous three black cat motif of Reinhard Teddy Suhren who, along with Prien and Kretschmer, was one of the top U-boat commanders during the battles of the Atlantic. This remarkable book provides unique access into both the day-to-day life of a U-boat at sea and into the detailed workings of the Kriegsmarine. Through the successes and trials of U-564 the reader is transported to that vast and watery battlefield that was perhaps the most significant theatre of the Second World War.
Condition - very slight creasing to the jacket edges.

Item details

Author(s):
Lawrence Patterson
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
20cms x 24cms
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
206
Publisher:
The Military Book Club

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This book is unique in that it charts the complete history of a single patrol and provides new insight into life aboard through the successes and trials of U564. Photographed during the summer of 1942.The photographs that were liberated from a concrete U-boat pen in Brest at the end of the war and which had, until recently, remained hidden in a shoe box. The boat in question, U-564, carried the famous three black cat motif of Reinhard Teddy Suhren who, along with Prien and Kretschmer, was one of the top U-boat commanders during the battles of the Atlantic. This remarkable book provides unique access into both the day-to-day life of a U-boat at sea and into the detailed workings of the Kriegsmarine. Through the successes and trials of U-564 the reader is transported to that vast and watery battlefield that was perhaps the most significant theatre of the Second World War.
Condition - very slight creasing to the jacket edges.

Author(s):
Lawrence Patterson
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
20cms x 24cms
Edition:
2004
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
206
Publisher:
The Military Book Club

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