Название: Death in the Doldrums: U-Cruiser Actions of West Africa
Автор: Bernard Edwards
Издательство: Pen & Sword
Размер: 53,8 МБ
On the outbreak of war in 1939 Admiral Donitz initiated an ambitious building programme of Type IX U-Cruisers, larger and with even greater range than the Type VIIs. The Type IXs at first operated with considerable success against shipping off the East Coast of America and in the Caribbean but this was just a taste of what they were capable of.