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1.

U.S. Submarines Through 1945

by - Friedman, Norman
An Illustrated Design History (1995, United States Naval Inst.)
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2.

U-Boats Destroyed

by - Grant, Robert M.
The Effect of Anti-Submarine Warfare, 1914-1918 (2002, Periscope Publishing)
Description: From the publisher: This book, the first of R. M. Grant's great trilogy, covering every aspect of the struggle against the U-boats, looks at the visib ...
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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.

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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5.

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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6.

Ships for Victory

by - Lane, Frederic Chapin
A History of Shipbuilding Under the U.S. Maritime Commission in World War II (2001, Johns Hopkins Univ Pr)
Description: During World War II, America's shipbuilding industry, mobilized under the U.S. Maritime Commission, set records of production that have never been equ ...
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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.

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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9.

The Fleet the Gods Forgot

by - Winslow, W. G.
The U.S. Asiatic Fleet in World War II (Bluejacket Books) (1994, United States Naval Inst.)
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10.

U.S. Submarine Attacks During World War II

by - Alden, John D.
Including Allied Submarine Attacks in the Pacific Theater (1989, United States Naval Inst.)
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11.

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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12.

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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13.

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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14.

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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15.

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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16.

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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17.

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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18.

Decoding History

by - Gardner, W. J. R.
The Battle of the Atlantic and Ultra (2000, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: During the Second World War a major part of the strategy of the Grand Alliance was shipping. The Germans fully appreciated the vulnerability of this a ...
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19.

Soviet Navy at War 1941-1945

by - Budzbon, Przemyslaw (1989, Arms & Armour)
Description: Pictorial survey of the Soviet navy in World War II. Part of the Warships Fotofax series.
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20.

Battles and Honors of the Royal Navy

by - Thomas, David A. (1999, Combined Publishing)
Description: From the publisherAlthough not officially sanctioned until 1954, battle honors have been granted to Royal Navy ships and the Royal Marines for actions ...
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21.

Die deutschen und österreichischen U-Boot-Verluste in beiden Weltkriegen

by - Kemp, Paul (1998, Urbes Verlag München)
Description: This book covers all U-boat fates; very detailed and according to the newest sources, including time spent in the U-Boot Archiv.
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22.

Warship Losses of World War Two

by - Brown, David K. (1995, United States Naval Inst.)
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23.

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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24.

Ernstfall in der Tiefe

by - Kent, Alexander (2001, Ullstein-Verlag, Berlin)
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25.

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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26.

The U.S. Navy in World War Two 1941-1942

by - Stern, Robert C. (1987, Arms & Armour)
Description: Pictorial focusing on American warships of World War II.
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27.

Nightmare in Bari

by - Reminick, Gerald
The World War II Liberty Ship Poison Gas Disaster and Coverup (2001, Glencannon Press)
Description: This is the story of the German air attack on the port of Bari, Italy, in 1943, where 17 ships were lost, one of which carried mustard gas. More than ...
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28.

Uboote im 2. Weltkrieg

by - Bagnasco, Erminio (1994, Motorbuch Verlag, Stuttgart)
Description: This is a very good book. Each submarine has its own section with all the units of the class, its design with external silhouette and characteristics, ...
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29.

Unterseebootsbau

by - Gabler, Ulrich (1996, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: This very comprehensive book about the design and construction of submarines is written by a German professor of engineering, the former LI (chief eng ...
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30.

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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