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1.

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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2.

British battleships 1939-45 (2)

by - Konstam, Angus
Nelson and King George V classes (2009, Osprey Publishing)
Description: With the outbreak of World War II, Britain's Royal Navy was at the forefront of her defence with her fleet of battleships as her main striking force. ...
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3.

Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials

by - Taylor, Telford (1992, Knopf New York)
Description: As the former American chief prosecutor, second in line to Judge Jackson, the author next to Göring et al. deals at length with the very complex pers ...
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4.

Jutland 1916

by - London, Charles
Clash of the dreadnoughts (2000, Osprey Pub Co)
Description: The only major fleet engagement of World War I (1914-1918), the Battle of Jutland (1916) has been surrounded by controversy ever since. The British pu ...
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5.

Graveyards of the Pacific

by - Ballard, Robert D.
From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Island (2001, National Geographic Society)
Description: To be published in the 60th anniversary year of the infamous bombing of Pearl Harbor, Graveyards of the Pacific is Dr. Robert Ballard's compelling sur ...
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6.

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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7.

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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8.

K Boat Catastrophe

by - N.S. Nash
EIGHT SHIPS AND FIVE COLLISIONS: The full story of the 'Battle' of the Isle of May (2009, Pen and Sword)
Description: The "Battle of the Isle of May" was one of the strangest episodes during WWI and was suppressed for decades after the war. During the night of 31 Jan ...
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9.

Headgear of Hitler's Germany

by - Halcomb, Jill and Saris, Wilhelm P.B.R.
Vol. 1: Heer - Luftwaffe - Kriegsmarine (1989, R. James Bender Publishing)
Description: Very good coverage of title of the book. The first one in a series of six books covering this subject. The part of the book concerning U-boats deals w ...
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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.

Deutsche Uniformen 1939-1945

by - Lagarde, Jean de (1998, Motorbuch Verlag, Stuttgart)
Description: This book covers uniforms and equipment of the Wehrmacht, 1939-1945, including the U-boat arm, for various theatres of the war, climates, and times of ...
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12.

The Sinking of the Laconia

by - Grossmith, Frederick
A Tragedy in the Battle of the Atlantic (1994, Paul Watkins)
Description: The author presents a well-illustrated account that attempts to look at the incident from all sides, updating the evidence since Léonce Peillard's bo ...
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13.

Die deutschen Kriegsschiffe 1815 - 1945, Bd. 3 U-Boote

by - Gröner, Erich (1985, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: Extremely good sourcebook for technical data and the fates of all U-boats.
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14.

U-Boottyp XXI

by - Rössler, Eberhard (2001, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: Anatomy of the Type XXI U-boat with lots of scale line drawings.
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15.

Last Dive

by - Chowdhury, Bernie
A Father and Son's Fatal Descent into the Ocean's Depths (2000, Harpercollins)
Description: The story of the death of two divers while diving on a sunken German U-boat (U-869) off the US east coast. The U-boat is almost incidental, but reade ...
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16.

Bacalao

by - McDaniel, J.T. (2004, Riverdale Electronic Books)
Description: This powerful novel follows the crew of the U.S.S. Bacalao from the builder's yard in Connecticut, to the harrowing Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a ...
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17.

The Forgotten Fleet

by - Madsen, Daniel
The Mothball Navy (2000, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: From the publisher: "A pictorial history of the U.S. Navy's mothball fleet, this handsome book takes a rare look at the so-calle ...
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18.

Die U-Boot-Waffe 1935-1945

by - Showell, Jak Mallmann
Kommandanten und Besatzungen (2001, Motorbuch Verlag, Stuttgart)
Description: This book covers the men of the U-boat force in an easy-to-read manner. Training, battle conditions and almost any other aspect of the men you could w ...
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19.

Fatal Voyage

by - Kurzman, Dan
The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis (2001, Broadway Books)
Description: Covers the sinking of the USS Indianapolis is great detail, including background information about some of the crew; the final cruise; The attack fr ...
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20.

American PT Boats in World War II

by - Chun, Victor (1997, Schiffer Publishing)
Description: American PT Boats in World War II is an illustrated study of the development, construction, tactics, and combat actions, of U.S. PT Boats.
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21.

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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22.

U.S. Submarines Through 1945

by - Friedman, Norman
An Illustrated Design History (1995, United States Naval Inst.)
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23.

US Submarines 1941-45

by - Jim Christley (2006, Osprey Publishing)
Description: Naval warfare in the Pacific changed completely with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. The strategic emphasis shifted from battleships to m ...
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24.

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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25.

The Radar War

by - Pritchard, David
Germany's Pioneering Achievement 1904-45 (1989, Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough)
Description: An overview of German radar development before and during WWII. Rather densely packed with designations, names and technical descriptions. Includes a ...
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26.

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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27.

Die Festung

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (1997, Hoffmann und Campe)
Description: Buchheim's account of the last days in the war port of Brest (France), and his dramatic Snorchel-patrol to La Pallice with the last but one U-boat to ...
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28.

Wolfgang Lüth

by - Alman, Karl (2001, Podzun-Pallas)
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29.

Fackeln über dem Atlantik

by - Topp, Erich
Lebensbericht eines U- Boot- Kommandanten (2001, Mittler & Sohn Verlag)
Description: Many believe this is one of the best personal accounts of the war. Topp was one of the most successful U-boat commanders on his famous Red Devil boat, ...
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30.

U-Boat Attack Logs

by - Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
A Complete Record of Warship Sinkings from Original Sources, 1939-1945 (2012, )
Description: During WWII over 250 Allied warships from a dozen navies were sunk by German U-boats. This groundbreaking study of 110 vessels provides a detailed ana ...
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