Convoy SC122 and HX229: Climax of the Battle of the Atlantic, March 1943

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Winston Churchill wrote, "The only thing that ever really frightened me during the war was the U-boat peril." Had the convoy link between North America and Britain been broken, the course of World War II would have been different. As it was, there was a period during the winter of 1942-43 when the Germans came close to cutting the North Atlantic lifeline. In the first twenty days of March, 1943, the Germans sank ninety-seven Allied merchant ships - twice the rate of replacement. During the same period seven U-boats were ...

Convoy SC122 and HX229: Climax of the Battle of the Atlantic, March 1943 2011, Pen & Sword Maritime, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781848844780

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