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1.

Cryptonomicon

by - Stephenson, Neal (1999, Avon Books)
Description: This is a high-tech novel which has its roots in WWII German U-boats and crypto technologies. Roughly half the book takes place in WWII with the rest ...
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2.

The Code Book

by - Singh, Simon
The Secret History of Codes and Code-Breaking (1999, Fourth Estate)
Description: A superb book on the history of cryptography (including, of course, the Enigma machine), from the ancient Greeks right up to the modern alphabet soup: ...
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3.

Enigma

by - Harris, Robert. (1995, Heyne Verlag, München)
Description: A really good novel dealing with the Enigma code-breaking effort of the Allies at Bletchley Park.
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4.

Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939-45 Vol 2

by - Williamson, Gordon (2002, Osprey Pub Co)
Description: From the publisher: This title follows on from Volume I and charts the continuing development of the U-boat in German service. This includes the devel ...
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5.

Kriegsmarine U-Boats 1939-45 Volume 1

by - Williamson, Gordon (2002, Osprey Pub Co)
Description: From the publisher: This, the first of two volumes on Germany's World War II U-boats, traces their development through the early U-boats of the Kaiser ...
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6.

Flower Class Corvette Agassiz

by - McKay, John and Harland, John (1993, Vanwell Publishing)
Description: Part of the Anatomy of the Ship series.
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7.

U-Boat Far from Home

by - Stevens, David (1997, Allen & Unwin)
Description: This book covers in excellent detail and pace the exploits of U-862, under the command of Heinrich Timm through the Far East and all the way into Aust ...
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8.

Naval Firepower

by - Norman Friedman
Battleship Guns and Gunnery in the Dreadnought Era (2013, Seaforth Publishing)
Description: For more than half a century the big gun was the arbiter of naval power, but it was useless if it could not hit the target fast and hard enough to pre ...
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9.

Hitler's Secret Pirate Fleet

by - Duffy, James P.
The Deadliest Ships of World War II (2001, Praeger)
Description: Disguised as merchant vessels, these ships attacked Allied shipping and provided logistical and material support to the U-boats.
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10.

Zehn Jahre, Zwanzig Tage

by - Dönitz, Karl (1980, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: Written by himself about his time as Commander-in-Chief U-boats (10 years) and as the last head of state of the Third Reich (20 days).
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11.

Hunter-Killer

by - Y'Blood, William T.
U.S. Escort Carriers in the Battle of the Atlantic (1983, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: An excellent account of the significant role played by U.S. Navy escort carriers (CVEs) in the Battle of the Atlantic, during which the "jeep carriers ...
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12.

U-859

by - Baudzus, Arthur (2003, Riverdale Electronic Books)
Description: A novel about the ill-fated six-month voyage of U-859 from Kiel to almost within sight of Penang, where she was sunk by a British submarine. This part ...
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13.

U-Boot Bunkerwerft Valentin

by - Christochowitz, Rainer (2000, Donat Verlag, Bremen)
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14.

Der Abschied

by - Lothar-Günther Buchheim (2002, Piper Verlag, München)
Description: This novel describes the journey Buchheim and Lehmann-Willenbrock make on the nuclear research vessel Otto Hahn from Rotterdam to Cape Town. It is t ...
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15.

Shattered sword

by - Parshall, Jonathan
The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway (2007, Potomac Books Inc.)
Description: Many consider the Battle of Midway to have turned the tide of the Pacific War. It is without question one of the most famous battles in history. Now, ...
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16.

The Boat

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (1999, Orion Military)
Description: This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. ...
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17.

Letzter Befehl: Versenken

by - Arendt, Rudolf (1998, Mittler & Sohn Verlag)
Description: Story of U-23 written by her last commander.
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18.

US fast battleships 1936-47

by - Lawrence Burr
The North Carolina and South Dakota classes (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: This volume details the design, construction, and operation of the first six of the ten US fast battleships, two of the North Carolina class and four ...
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19.

British Aircraft Carriers 1939-45 (New Vanguard)

by - Angus Konstam (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: With war against Germany looming, Britain pushed forward its carrier program in the late 1930s. In 1938, the Royal Navy launched the HMS Ark Royal, it ...
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20.

Reichs- und Kriegsmarine geheim 1919 - 1945.

by - Lakowski, Richard (1997, Brandenburgisches Verlagshaus, Berlin)
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21.

Deutsche Schlachtschiffe und schwere Kreuzer, 1939-1945

by - Tuleja, Thaddeus V.
Erlebnisberichte von Einsatzen der Bismark, Tirpitz, Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, Admiral Graf Spee und Prinz Eugen (1982, Podzun-Pallas)
Description: An abridged edition of the book first published in 1958.
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22.

The Price of Admiralty

by - Keegan, John (1990, Pimlico, London)
Description: This book is 25% about the Battle of The Atlantic. Cover blurb: "'Rich in unexpected facts and insights... Keegan's historical command is dazzling.' J ...
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23.

Duell vor Australien

by - Winter, Barbara
Hilfskreuzer Kormoran gegen Kreuzer Sydney (1994, Mittler & Sohn Verlag)
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24.

Graue Wölfe in blauer See

by - Alman, Karl (1977, Heyne Verlag, München)
Description: Provides much data on the U-boat operations in the Mediterranean.
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25.

British Submarines 1939-45

by - Innes McCartney (2006, Osprey Publishing)
Description: The submarine was as formidable a weapon for the Royal Navy in World War II as for the other main combatant nations. The first half of this book explo ...
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26.

Feindfahrten

by - Hirschfeld, Wolfgang
Das Logbuch eines U- Boot- Funkers (1991, Neuer Kaiser Verlag Klagenfurt)
Description: The author was radioman on board several U-boats. He describes the patrols of U-109, especially under the command of "Ajax" Bleichrodt, and the first ...
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27.

Der Wolf im Atlantik

by - Robertson, Terence (1994, Weltbild-Verlag, Augsburg)
Description: Covers Kretschmer's career in the U-boat arm and as a prisoner of war in England and Canada.
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28.

An alle Wölfe: Angriff

by - Kurowski, Franz (1986, Podzun-Pallas)
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29.

Kampf und Untergang der deutschen U-Boot-Waffe

by - Koop, Gerhard
Eine Bilanz in Wort und Bild aus der Sicht des Gegners (1998, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Bonn)
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30.

Die Schweren Kreuzer der Admiral Hipper-Klasse

by - Koop, Gerhard and Schmolke, Klaus-Peter
Admiral Hipper, Blucher, Prinz Eugen, Seydlitz, Lutzow (1992, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
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