French language books


17 secondes pour survivre

by - Southall, Ivan
(Seventeen seconds to survive) (Phenix Editions)
ISBN 274580393X
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affaire du Laconia, 12 septembre 1942, L'

by - Peillard, Léonce
(The Laconia Affair, September 12, 1942) (1988, Robert Laffont, Paris)
ISBN 2221034392
268 pages
Description: This book gives a general account of the Laconia Affair. This was a very unusual case in which 3 German U-boats were attacked by a US B-24 Liberator b ...
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La base sous-marine - 1940- 1944

by - Lormier, Dominique (C.M.D. Editions)
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Base sous-marine de St.-Nazaire, La

La Base sous-marine de St.-Nazaire

by - Braeuer, Luc
(U-boat base St.-Nazaire) (2001, Luc Braeuer)
ISBN 2951378726
112 pages, 220 photos and maps
Description: A reader calls this the best book concerning the U-boat base at St.-Nazaire (home to the 6th and 7th flotillas).
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bataille de l\'Atlantique (1939-1945), La

La bataille de l'Atlantique (1939-1945)

by - Malbosc, Guy
(The battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945))
La victoire logistique, clé du succès des armes (1995, Economica, Paris)
ISBN 2717829113
418 pages, maps
Description: Series: Collection Campagnes & Stratégies. Grandes batailles, 17.
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La bataille de l'Atlantique (1939-1945)

by - Peillard, Léonce
(The battle of the Atlantic (1939-1945)) (1988, Robert Laffont, Paris)
ISBN 2221053443
573 pages, maps
Description: A well-researched general account. Preface by Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz. Original 1974 version appeared in two volumes: La Kriegsmarine à son apog ...
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bataille de l\'Atlantique, La

La bataille de l'Atlantique

by - Costello, John and Hughes, Terry
(The Battle of the Atlantic) (1980, Albin Michel, Paris)
ISBN 2226009205
Description: Highly readable account of the war in the Atlantic 1939-1945, including actions by U-boats and engagements by surface vessels. Loads of excellent pict ...
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bataille de l\'Atlantique, La

La bataille de l'Atlantique

by - Masson, Philippe
(The battle of the Atlantic) (1997, Tallandier, Paris)
ISBN 223502162X
212 pages, many photographs and drawings
Description: Provides an overview of this battle.
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La bataille de Malte, 1940-1943

by - Antier, Jean Jaques
(The battle of Malta, 1940-1943) (1983, Presses de la Cité, Paris)
ISBN 2258011930
280 pages, photos
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La bataille des convois de Mourmansk

by - Antier, Jean Jacques
(The battle of the Murmansk convoys) (1981, Presses de la Cité, Paris)
ISBN 2258008581
271 pages
Description: Series: Troupes de choc.
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La bataille des Philippines

by - Antier, Jean Jacques
(The battle of the Philippines: Leyte, 1944)
Leyte, 1944 (1985, Presses de la Cité, Paris)
ISBN 2258016266
287 pages, photos
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Le Canada et la Bataille de l'Atlantique

by - Sarty, Roger Flynn
(Canada and the Battle of the Atlantic) (1998, Art Global, Montreal)
ISBN 2920718649
167 pages
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Les damnés de l'Atlantique

by - Herlin, Hans
(The damned of the Atlantic) (1991, France-Empire, Paris)
ISBN 2704802815
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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Dönitz et la guerre des U-boote

Dönitz et la guerre des U-boote

by - Padfield, Peter
(Dönitz and the U-boat war) (1986, Pygmalion Gerard Watelet, Paris)
ISBN 2857042094
Description: This is a well-researched but very biased book. To quote Timothy Mulligan, it "provides much useful information but remains a prosecution brief."
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Enigma

Enigma

by - Harris, Robert
(Enigma) (1997, Pocket, Paris)
ISBN 2266075209
441 pages
Description: A really good novel dealing with the Enigma code-breaking effort of the Allies at Bletchley Park.
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Et la tanière devint le village

by - Bourguet, Louis and Grand, Josyane
(And the lair became the village: The U-boat base of Lorient Keroman (1940-1997))
La base de sous-marins de Lorient Keroman (1940-1997) (1997, Edition du Quantième)
ISBN 2951194811
190 pages, 150 photos
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La flotte se saborde, Toulon 1942

by - Antier, Jean Jacques
(The fleet is scuttled, Toulon 1942) (1992, Presses de la Cité, Paris)
ISBN 2258032695
368 pages, map
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Fortunes de Mer autour du Cotentin

by - Frederic Patard
(Lost around the Cotentin coast) (2003, isoete)
ISBN 2913920306
116 p
Description: Story of the lost of many ships around Cherbourg breakwaters The french submarines Prométée and Vendémiaire the attack of the Léopoldville by the ...
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Kriegsmarine

Kriegsmarine

by - Chazette, Alain, Pallud, Jean-Paul, and Reberac, Fabien
(Kriegsmarine: North Sea, English Channel, Atlantic, 1940-1945)
Mer du Nord, Manche, Atlantique, 1940-1945 (1997, Editions Heimdal)
ISBN 2840481014
480 pages, 1200 photos
Description: Approximately 500 of the photos are of U-boats and U-boat bases. Series: Album historique.
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LES ESCORTEURS DE LA FRANCE LIBRE

by - Michel BERTRAND
(FREE FRENCH DESTROYERS) (1984, Presses de la Cité)
ISBN 2-258
Description: Great en little history about the Free French Navy.
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Les Gardiens du Silence

by - Jean-Louis MAURETTE
(Silence Guards)
Epaves de sous-marins à travers le Monde (Submarine wrecks around the World) (2006, Keltia Graphic)
ISBN 2-35313-003-8
160 pages, more than 200 photo + paints, hardcover, 22x28.5cm.
Description: Jean-Louis MAURETTE, plongeur photographe mondialement connu et co-auteur du livre "Les Messagères De l'Histoire", nous fait à nouveau partager sa p ...
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Les Gardiens du Silence

by - Jean-Louis MAURETTE
(Silence Guards)
Epaves de sous-marins à travers le Monde (Submarine wrecks around the World) (2006, Keltia Graphic)
ISBN 2353130038
160 pages, more than 200 photo + paints, hardcover, 22x28.5cm.
Description: Jean-Louis MAURETTE, plongeur photographe mondialement connu et co-auteur du livre "Les Messagères De l'Histoire", nous fait à nouveau partager sa p ...
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Les Liberty ships

by - Brouard, Jean-Yves
(The Liberty ships) (1993, Editions Glenat, Grenoble)
ISBN 2723415996
315 pages
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Lorient sous l'Occupation

Lorient sous l'Occupation

by - Le Berd, Jean
(Lorient during the Occupation) (1986, Ouest-France, Rennes)
ISBN 2737300126
157 pages
Description: Describes Lorient's role as a U-boat base in World War II.
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loup gris dans l'Atlantique, Un

Un loup gris dans l'Atlantique

by - Alaluquétas, Jacques
(Grey wolf in the Atlantic: U-68 in combat)
l'U-68 au combat (1999, Jacques Grancher, Paris)
ISBN 2733906216
260 pages
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Marine marchande française 1939/1940, La

La Marine marchande française 1939/1940

by - Saibène/Brouard/Mercier
(The French Merchant Navy 1939/1940, Volume 1)
Tome 1 (1996, Marines Editions)
ISBN 2909675262
Hardcover, 176 pages, 200photos
Description: The best illustrated book concerning the French Merchant Navy.
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mer cruelle, La

La mer cruelle

by - Monsarrat, Nicholas
(The cruel sea) (1999, Phébus (Phebus))
ISBN 285940578X
499 pages
Description: The story is about convoy escorts, first aboard the corvette H.M.S. Compass Rose, and later on the frigate H.M.S. Saltash. The story follows the men o ...
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Opération Kiebitz

by - Dugas, Jean-Guy
(Operation Kiebitz) (1992, Éditions Franc-Jeu, 461 boul Saint-Pierre Ouest, R.R. 2 Site 1 Bte 25, Caraquet, NB, Canada E0B 1K0, Tel.: +1 (506) 727-1992)
ISBN 2921517000
85 pages
Description: Covers the story of an escape attempt masterminded by the late Kplt. Otto Kretschmer (U-99), while in captivity at the POW camp Bowmanville, Ontario, ...
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ports français - Les ports de L\'Atlantique 1939-1945, Les

Les ports français - Les ports de L'Atlantique 1939-1945

by - Buffetaut, Yves
(The French ports - The Atlantic ports 1939-1945) (1995, Marines Editions)
ISBN 2909675149
155 pages
Description: The history of the five famous U-boat bases of the Atlantic coast: Brest, Lorient, Saint-Nazaire, La Pallice, Bordeaux; the arrival of the Kriegsmari ...
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Les sous-mariniers

by - Antier, Jean Jacques
(The submariners) (1994, Editions Ouest-France, Rennes)
ISBN 2737315042
275 pages
Description: New and expanded edition of book originally published in 1977. History of the submarine war and the experiences of some well-known submariners since ...
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Sous-marins allemands au combat

by - de Gmeline, Patrick
(German submarines in combat) (1997, Presses de la Cité, Paris)
ISBN 2258044103
567 pages, 85 pictures (ECPA)
Description: This may not be a very good book.
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Les sous-marins de la France libre, 1939-1945

by - Pasquelot, Maurice
(The submarines of Free France, 1939-1945) (1981, Presses de la Cité, Paris)
ISBN 2258009065
285 pages
Description: This book covers the story of the five French submarines (including the largest sub in the world at that time, Le Surcouf) that joined the fight on th ...
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Trop loin de Berlin

Trop loin de Berlin

by - Bernard, Yves
(Too far from Berlin: German prisoners of war in Canada, 1939-1946)
Des prisonniers allemands au Canada (1939-1946) (1995, Éditions du Septentrion, 1300, avenue Maguire, Sillery, Québec, G1T 1Z3, Canada)
ISBN 2894480210
357 pages
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U-Boote ! Saint-Nazaire

by - Luc Braeuer
(U-Boote ! Saint-Nazaire) (2006, Luc Braeuer)
ISBN 2952565104
129 pages, huge amount of pictures
Description: from several hundreds of pictures taken at St Nazaire and la Baule,you will discover the evolution of the U-Boot from 1940 to 1945
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U-boote 1935-1945

U-boote 1935-1945

by - Dalliès-Labourdette, Jean-Philippe
(U-boats 1935-1945: The history of the submarines of the Kriegsmarine)
L'histoire des sous-marins de la Kriegsmarine (1996, Histoire & Collections)
ISBN 2908182424
Hardcover, 144 pages, with 16 pages in colour, format 24 x 32
Description: This book contains many excellently reproduced photographs, many of which were new to me, including some good shots of U-boat pens. There are also som ...
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UNE AFFAIRE D'HONNEUR

by - ROY Jules
(Attack on Mers el-Kebir, July 3rd 1940)
Mers el-Kebir 3 juillet 1940 (1983, PLON)
ISBN 2259010288
Description: The tragic week for the French Navy.
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