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1.

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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2.

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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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.

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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5.

Blind Man's Bluff

by - Sherry Sontag
The Untold Story Of American Submarine Espionage (1998, PublicAffairs)
Description: Over the course of five years, investigative reporters Sherry Sontag and Chris Drew interviewed hundreds of men who had never spoken about their under ...
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6.

The Kaiser's U-Boote

by - Histoire & Collections (2009, Histoire & Collections)
Description: On 4th August 1906, U1 was delivered to the Imperial German navy by the Germaniawerft shipyards of Kiel. Eight years later, on the eve of the outbreak ...
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7.

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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8.

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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9.

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Description: The photos in this book are taken from an unpublished album belonged to a member of the crew of U-boat U-108 during World War II.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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10.

USN cruiser vs IJN cruiser

by - Mark Stille
Guadacanal 1942 (Duel) (2009, Osprey Publishing)
Description: Although the war in the Pacific is usually considered a carrier war, it was the cruisers that dominated the early fighting. This thrilling duel presen ...
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11.

The Discovery of the Bismarck

by - Ballard, Robert D. (1990, Viking/Madison Press)
Description: Using a new system of underwater exploration technology, the author and his team have located the Bismarck off the Atlantic coast of France. In a firs ...
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12.

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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13.

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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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.

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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16.

Die U-Boot-Fahrer

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (1985, Bertelsmann Verlag)
Description: An illustrated volume which is mainly about the crews of the boats.
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17.

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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18.

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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19.

Wolfgang Lüth

by - Alman, Karl (2001, Podzun-Pallas)
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20.

Japanese Naval Vessels at the End of World War II

by - Fukul, Shizuo (Compiler), Christian W. Beilstein (Editor) (1992, United States Naval Inst.)
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21.

Silent Warriors

by - Ron Young & Pamela Armstrong
Submarine Wrecks of the United Kingdom, Volume-1 (2006, Tempus Publishing, Ltd., The Mill, Brimscombe Port, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL52QG.)
Description: All the submarines lost around the UK (about 150). Volume-1 covers the English east coast from the Scottish borders and down to Kent. It includes lots ...
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22.

Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War

by - Lacroix, Eric and Linton, Ii Wells, Linton Wells II (1997, United States Naval Inst.)
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23.

The Iron Time

by - Previtera, Stephen Thomas
A History of The Iron Cross (1999, Winidore Press)
Description: Describes the history of the Iron Cross from 1813-1957, with a foreword by Erich Topp. Also included are short biographies of Topp and of Horst von Sc ...
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24.

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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25.

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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26.

Battle of Surigao Strait

by - Anthony P. Tully
Twentieth-Century Battles (2009, Indiana University Press)
Description: Surigao Strait in the Philippine Islands was the scene of a major battleship duel during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Because the battle was fought at ni ...
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27.

Cruisers of the Royal and Commonwealth Navies Since 1879

by - Morris, Douglas (1987, Maritime Books, Liskeard)
Description: A complete history from 1879. Each class is described in detail and there is a career history for the ships within each class.
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28.

Hilfskreuzer Thor

by - Brennecke, Jochen
Hecht im Atlantik (2001, Koehler Verlag, Herford)
Description: First published 1967.
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29.

Pandora's Curse

by - DuBrul, Jack (2001, Onyx Books)
Description: Geologist Philip Mercer joins a mixed group of Americans, Germans, Russians, and others on an expedition to Greenland to visit an abandoned US Army ba ...
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30.

Kampffeld Mittelmeer

by - Kurowski, Franz (1999, Ullstein-Verlag, Berlin)
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