The German Fleet at War, 1939-1945

The German Fleet at War, 1939-1945

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"The German Fleet at War" relates the little-known history of the Kriegsmarine's surface fleet with a focus on the sixty-nine surface naval battles fought by Germany's major warships against the large warships of the British, French, American, Polish, Soviet, Norwegian and Greek navies. It emphasizes operational details but also paints a broad overview of the naval war. The book addresses the lack of information about the specifics of naval engagements in World War II and provides a database of naval engagements for comparison and analysis, but unlike most reference works, it has a continuous narrative and a theme. The result is a unique overview of the German and Allied navies at war that provides new appreciation of their activities and more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 147.32 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 453.59g
  • Naval Institute Press
  • Annopolis, United States
  • English
  • photo section
  • 1591146437
  • 9781591146438
  • 535,226

About Vincent P. O'Hara

Vincent P. O'Hara is an independent scholar and the author of five books including On Seas Contested: the Seven Great Navies of the Second World War and The Struggle for the Middle Sea: The Great Navies at War in the Mediterranean 1940-1945. Mr. O'Hara's work appears in periodicals and annuals including Warship, MHQ, World War II Quarterly and Storia Militare. He holds a history degree from the University of California, more
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