U-Boat War Patrol

The Hidden Photographic Diary of U-564

Lawrence Paterson

 
Date Published :
March 2016
Publisher :
Frontline Books
Language:
English
Illustration :
b&w photos
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781848327849
Pages : 208
Dimensions : 9.8 X 7.8 inches
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$24.95

Overview
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This unique account charts the complete story of a single U-boat patrol through the summer of 1942 based around a remarkable collection of photographs that were ‘liberated’ from a concrete U-boat pen in Brest at the end of the war and which had, until recently, remained hidden in a shoe box. The boat in question, U-564, carried the famous three black cat motif of Reinhard ‘Teddy’ Suhren who, along with Prien and Kretschmer, was one of the top U-boat commanders during the battles of the Atlantic.

This remarkable book provides unique access into both the day-to-day life of a
U-boat at sea and into the detailed workings of the Kriegsmarine. Through the successes and trials of U-564 the reader is transported to that vast and watery battlefield that was perhaps the most significant theater of the Second World War.

About The Author
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Lawrence Paterson has a long-standing interest in the Kriegsmarine.

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