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U-Boats at War - Landings on Hostile Shores by Jak P Mallmann Showell.

U-Boats at War - Landings on Hostile Shores by Jak P Mallmann Showell.

For much of World War 2 Germanys most threatening maritime force was the U-boat arm. Despite its very high casualty rate the German Navys highly successful submarine force achieved much during the war, threatening at times to seriously disrupt the supply lines of convoys across the Atlantic between Britain and North America and the Allied resupplying of Soviet forces through the Arctic ports, as well as taking on a wide variety of other roles for which it was especially suitable. Author Jak P Mallmann Showell has gathered together a fascinating selection of first-hand accounts and historic photographs, many of them previously unpublished, showing how U-boats landed on hostile shores. During the war, representatives of the U-boat service landed on many of the most inhospitable and threatening shores for numerous operational reasons and it is this aspect of U-boat history that forms the story of this fascinating account. Landings took place wherever the various demands of war dictated, .........

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Item Code : BK7213U-Boats at War - Landings on Hostile Shores by Jak P Mallmann Showell. - Editions Available
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 Between 24th may and 4th June 1940 an extraordinary armada of craft, large and small, naval and civilian, embarked on one of the greatest rescue missions in history. the evacuation of 330,000 British and French troops from the beaches of Dunkirk in northern France. the destroyer HMS Wakeful dominates the foreground here as troops pour onto the beaches and harbour moles in search of salvation. Both Wakeful and distant HMS Grafton were lost during the evacuation.

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 Royal Fleet Auxiliary Olna prepares to receive HMS Active (F171) during the Falklands campaign of 1982.  HMS Coventry (D118) is in the background
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 Fully dressed and resplendent, HMS Hood is pictured preparing for King George Vs review of the Fleet in July 1935 as other capital ships take up their positions around her. Ramillies can be seen off Hoods port bow, Resolution astern, whilst just beyond her boat deck, the mighty Nelson gently nudges into position.

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B114.  HMS Carmania sinking the German armed liner SS Cap Trafalgar off Ilha da Trindade, South Atlantic. 14th September 1914.  By Ivan Berryman.
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