The Encyclopedia of U-Boats: From 1904 to the Present Day

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On the eve of World War I, the art of submarine warfare was barely a dozen years old; no nation had submarine-qualified officers serving at the senior staff level and no nation had developed any method for detecting submarines, or attacking them if found. Ancient prejudice against submarines remained: they did not "fit" in the classic, balanced structure of a navy - where battleships were king. However, by the end of WWI they had changed the face of naval warfare forever. This excellent and comprehensive reference book, ...

The Encyclopedia of U-Boats: From 1904 to the Present Day 2005, Greenhill Books, London: [Mechanicsburg] PA

ISBN-13: 9781853676239

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