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1.

Why the Allies Won

by - Overy, Richard (1997, W W Norton & Co)
Description: This book devotes a chapter to each of the decisive military campaigns of the war. One is entitled "The Battle for the Seas" and deals mostly with t ...
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2.

Invasion

by - Macksey, Kenneth
The Alternate History of the German Invasion of England, July 1940 (1999, Greenhill Books, London)
Description: Originally published 1980.
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3.

Enigma

by - Harris, Robert (1996, Random House)
Description: A really good novel dealing with the Enigma code-breaking effort of the Allies at Bletchley Park.
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4.

The Battleship Yamato

by - Skulski, Janusz
(Anatomy of the Ship Series) (1998, )
Description: This is a very technical and accurate overview of this giant battleship. More a technical history than an operational one. Highly recommended for the ...
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5.

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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6.

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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7.

Die U-boot-Jäger

by - Kent, Alexander (1999, Ullstein-Verlag, Berlin)
Description: A novel about a British destroyer, the Gladiator, which is on a mission to sink the U-234.
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8.

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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9.

The World's Merchant Fleets, 1939

by - Jordan, Roger W.
The Particulars and Wartime Fates of 6,000 Ships (2000, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: This heavily illustrated book presents the details and wartime fates of 6,000 merchant ships between 1939 and 1945. Divided first by country and then ...
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10.

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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11.

Das Boot

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (1998, Piper Verlag, München)
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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12.

U-Boot Bunkerwerft Valentin

by - Christochowitz, Rainer (2000, Donat Verlag, Bremen)
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13.

Clash of the carriers

by - Barrett Tillman
The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War II (2006, NAL Trade)
Description: The true story of one of the greatest and most decisive conflicts in the history of naval warfare-from an award-winning author. In June, 1944, Amer ...
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14.

US fast battleships 1938-91

by - Lawrence Burr
The Iowa Class (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: In 1938, the United States abandoned the constraints imposed by the Washington Treaty and began work on a new class of super-battleships. This book co ...
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15.

U-108 at war

by - Jonathan Sutherland (2012, Pen and Sword)
Description: The photos in this book are taken from an unpublished album belonged to a member of the crew of U-boat U-108 during World War II. These good quality p ...
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16.

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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17.

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

by - Axel Niestlé
Details of Destruction (2014, Frontline Books)
Description: No other publication on this subject comes even close to including the amount of detail provided in this book. An introduction both summarizes previou ...
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18.

US Destroyers 1934-45

by - Dave McComb
Pre-war classes (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: o conform to the 1930 London Naval Treaty, plus the successor 1,570-ton Sims class and the first-commissioned 1,620- and 1,630-tonners of the Benson a ...
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19.

German Commerce Raider vs British Cruisers (Duel)

by - Robert Forczyk (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: During World War II, the Kriegsmarine armed a number of merchant vessels with concealed guns and torpedo tubes for surprise attacks against Allied shi ...
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20.

Der U-Boot-Krieg

by - Blair, Clay
Die Jäger 1939 - 1942 (2001, Heyne Verlag, München)
Description: This first volume of Blair's massive and controversial work covers the U-boat war 1939-1942.
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21.

Zu Tode gesiegt

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (2001, Piper Verlag, München)
Description: A collection of great photo sets, made during war patrols in 1941.
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22.

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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23.

U.S. Battleships

by - Friedman, Norman and Alan Raven (Illustrator), A. D., III Baker (Illustrator)
An Illustrated Design History (1986, United States Naval Inst.)
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24.

Vom Original zum Modell, Uboottyp VIIC

by - Köhl, Fritz (1997, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: A good source about the type VIIC with a lot of detailed photos and drawings.
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25.

The last stand of the tin can sailors

by - Hornfischer, James D.
The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour (2005, Bantam)
Description: One of the finest WWII naval action narratives in recent years, this book follows in the footsteps of Flags of Our Fathers, creating a microcosm of th ...
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26.

U-Boats of the Kaiser's Navy

by - Williamson, Gordon (2002, )
Description: From the publisher: "As was the case in World War II, one of the greatest threats to Britain during World War I was the German U-Boat menace. Gordon W ...
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27.

Silent Victory

by - Blair, Clay
The U.S. Submarine War against Japan (2001, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: First published 1975.
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28.

USN Destroyer vs IJN Destroyer

by - Mark Stille
The Pacific 1943 (Duel) (2012, Osprey Publishing)
Description: This book will cover the fierce night naval battles fought after Guadalcanal between the US Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during late 1943 as th ...
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29.

Royal Naval Air Service 1912-1918

by - King, Bradley (1997, Hikoki Publications, Aldershot)
Description: The story of the Royal Naval Air Service previous to World War I and during the war, from Oostende to the Dardanelles, Africa, the Mediterranean, to G ...
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30.

The Silent Service in World War II

by - Michael Green
The Story of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force in the Words of the Men Who Lived It (2012, Casemate)
Description: When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, the U.S. Navy had a total of 111 submarines. However, this fleet was not nearly as impress ...
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