Donitz's Last Gamble: The Inshore U-Boat Campaign, 1944-45

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By the end of 1943 the German submarine war on Atlantic convoys was all but defeated, beaten by superior technology, code-breaking and air power. With losses mounting, Donitz withdrew the wolfpacks, but in a surprise change of strategy, following the D-Day landings in June 1944, he sent his U-boats into coastal waters, closer to home, where they could harass the crucial Allied supply lines to the new European bridgehead. Caught unawares, the British and American navies struggled to cope with a novel predicament -in shallow ...

Donitz's Last Gamble: The Inshore U-Boat Campaign, 1944-45 2008, Seaforth Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781844157143

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