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1.

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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2.

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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3.

U. S. Navy PB4Y-1 (B-24) Liberator Squadrons in Great Britain during WWII

by - Carey, Alan C. (2003, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.)
Description: This is a detailed study of U.S. Navy Fleet Air Wing Seven (FAW-7) and the men who flew the Navy version of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator bomber out ...
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4.

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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5.

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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6.

Die Insel

by - MacLean, Alistair (1980, W. Heyne, München)
Description: This novel deals only indirectly with U-boats, with the action taking place a quarter century after the end of World War II. Since it is a mystery nov ...
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7.

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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8.

U-Boat Combat Missions

by - Paterson, Lawrence
Pursuers & the pursued: first-hand accounts of U-boat Life and operations (2007, Chatham/Casemate)
Description: Takes the reader through every section of a combat U-Boat, giving a comprehensive view of what it was like to live, and fight, in a combat U-boat. Wit ...
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9.

Verdammter Atlantik

by - Herlin, Hans (1994, Weltbild-Verlag, Augsburg)
Description: The author describes the fate of Günther Prien of U-47, Peter Zschech of U-505, Werner Henke of U-515, Wolfgang Lüth, and Heinz Eck of U-852. Well-w ...
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10.

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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11.

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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12.

Jäger im Weltmeer

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (1996, Berlin)
Description: The author describes his patrols aboard U-96. Originally published 1943.
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13.

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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14.

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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15.

U-Bootkrieg 1939-1945, Der (Band 5)

by - Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans Joachim
Die Ritterkreuzträger der U-Boot-Waffe von September 1939 bis Mai 1945 (2003, Mittler & Sohn Verlag)
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16.

Der U-Bootkrieg 1939-1945 (Band 2)

by - Busch, Rainer and Röll, Hans Joachim
Der U-Bootbau auf deutschen Werften von 1939 bis 1945 (1997, Mittler & Sohn Verlag)
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17.

US Destroyers 1942-45

by - Dave McComb
Wartime classes (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: Few if any 20th century warships were more justly acclaimed than the destroyers of the US Navy's Fletcher class. Admired as they were for their advanc ...
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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.

Vom Original zum Modell: Uboottyp II - Die Einbäume

by - Rössler, Eberhard (1999, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Bonn)
Description: A good source about the Type II with a lot of detailed photos and drawings.
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20.

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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21.

The Man Who Never Was

by - Montagu, Ewen
World War II's Boldest Counter-Intelligence Operation (2001, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: As plans got under way for the Allied invasion of Sicily in June 1943, British counter-intelligence agent Ewen Montagu masterminded a scheme to mislea ...
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22.

Bismarck

by - Zetterling, Niklas
A Minute by Minute Account of the Final Hours of Germany's Greatest Battleship (2009, Casemate)
Description: The sinking of the German battleship Bismarck-a masterpiece of engineering, well-armored with a main artillery of eight 15-inch guns-was one of the mo ...
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23.

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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24.

Combined Fleet Decoded

by - Prados, John
The Secret History of American Intelligence and the Japanese Navy in World War II (2001, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: The most authoritative and revealing examination yet of the way intelligence--of all kinds--was instrumental in defeating Japan. Prados gives a new pi ...
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25.

U-Boottyp XXIII

by - Rössler, Eberhard (2002, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: A treatise on the Elektro boat type XXIII U-boat, with complete technical specifications and lots of scale line drawings..
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26.

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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27.

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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28.

Pacific Crucible

by - Ian W. Toll
War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942 (2011, W. W. Norton & Company)
Description: The planning, the strategy, the sacrifices and heroics—on both sides—illuminating the greatest naval war in history.On the first Sunda ...
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29.

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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30.

U-Boot und U-Jagd

by - Krause, Günther (1986, Militärverlag Berlin (Ost))
Description: About submarines and countermeasures.
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