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HITLER'S U-BOAT WAR: THE HUNTERS 1939-1942 by Clay Blair - Paperback - from Military History Books and

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by Clay Blair

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(Subject: Naval & Maritime: Ships, Submarines & Other Vessels - General) The story of the Battle of the Atlantic. For nearly six years the German U-boat force attempted to blockade the British Isles. They failed in their objective but sank 2800 Allied merchant ships at a cost of nearly 800 U-boats lost. Thousands of sailors lost their lives. This is a definitive account of the years 1939-42 and the first to take account of Allied penetration of naval codes and vice versa, for so long kept secret. With comprehensive detailed appendices. (Published: 2000) (Publisher: Cassell) (ISBN: 0304352608) (Pagination: 809pp illustrations, maps) (Condition: very good in card covers) UL-XXXXXX

Clay Blair is the author of two dozen books that have created a permanent place in the telling of our history. These include Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan; biographies of Admiral H. G. Rickover; Generals Douglas MacArthur, Matthew B. Ridgway, and Omar N. Bradley; and John F. Kennedy; and, most recently, The Forgotten War, about Korea. He died in 1998.        


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