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The Battle of the Atlantic : The Longest Campaign of World War II.

Author/Creator:
minutes, 50.
Publication:
Brussels : Lemaitre Publishing, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (47 pages)
Series:
History Ser.
History Ser.
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Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
The Battle of the Atlantic
Key information
Introduction
Political and social context
The premises of the Second World War
The stakes in the Battle of the Atlantic
The Germany Navy in the dawn of World War II
The British Navy: a giant with feet of clay?
Commanders and leaders
Erich Raeder, German Admiral
Karl Dönitz, German Admiral
Sir Max Kennedy Horton, British Admiral
Ernest King, American Admiral
Analysis of the battle
The start of the battle
The wolf pack tactic
The "Black Hole" and the living conditions of seafarers at the heart of the battle
The first difficulties for the Kriegsmarine
The "wolves" take the bull by the horns
The end of German hopes
The outcome of the battle
Repercussions of the battle
The consequences in the aftermath of the conflict
Towards a new naval warfare
Ecological consequences
Summary
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: minutes, 50 The Battle of the Atlantic
ISBN:
9782806275202
OCLC:
949882734