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1.

Shadow Divers

by - Kurson, Robert (2004, Random House)
Description: Finding a wreck and identifying this as U-869.
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2.

Kriegsmarine U-Boats 1939-45 Volume 1

by - Williamson, Gordon (2002, Osprey Pub Co)
Description: From the publisher: This, the first of two volumes on Germany's World War II U-boats, traces their development through the early U-boats of the Kaiser ...
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3.

The Code Book

by - Singh, Simon
The Secret History of Codes and Code-Breaking (1999, Fourth Estate)
Description: A superb book on the history of cryptography (including, of course, the Enigma machine), from the ancient Greeks right up to the modern alphabet soup: ...
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4.

Midway: The Battle that Doomed Japan, the Japanese Navy's Story

by - Fuchida, Mitsuo (2001, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: Very interesting story of the battle from the Japanese point of view. The foreword is written by Admiral Spruance and the introduction by Admiral Nobu ...
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5.

British battleships 1939-45 (2)

by - Konstam, Angus
Nelson and King George V classes (2009, Osprey Publishing)
Description: With the outbreak of World War II, Britain's Royal Navy was at the forefront of her defence with her fleet of battleships as her main striking force. ...
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6.

Fortress 3: U-boat Bases and Bunkers 1941-45

by - Williamson, Gordon and Ian Palmer (2003, Osprey Military)
Description: Describes the design, construction, defences and service history of the German U-boat bases in the Second World War, with particular reference to thos ...
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7.

Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939-45 Vol 2

by - Williamson, Gordon (2002, Osprey Pub Co)
Description: From the publisher: This title follows on from Volume I and charts the continuing development of the U-boat in German service. This includes the devel ...
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8.

Wolfgang Lüth

by - Alman, Karl (2001, Podzun-Pallas)
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9.

Enigma

by - Harris, Robert. (1995, Heyne Verlag, München)
Description: A really good novel dealing with the Enigma code-breaking effort of the Allies at Bletchley Park.
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10.

Deutsche U- Boote zum Schwarzen Meer 1942 - 1944

by - Enders, Gerd
Eine Reise ohne Wiederkehr (2001, Mittler & Sohn Verlag)
Description: This revised edition of the original 1997 book describes the transport of the six type IIB boats overland and via the Danube to the Black Sea. The sec ...
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11.

US Destroyers 1934-45

by - Dave McComb
Pre-war classes (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: o conform to the 1930 London Naval Treaty, plus the successor 1,570-ton Sims class and the first-commissioned 1,620- and 1,630-tonners of the Benson a ...
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12.

Vom Original zum Modell, Uboottyp IXC

by - Köhl, Fritz and Niestle, Axel (1990, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: A good source about the type IXC with a lot of detailed photos and drawings.
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13.

Wolf Pack

by - Williamson, Gordon
The Story of the U-boat in World War II (2005, Osprey Publishing)
Description: Wolf Pack tells the story of the U-bootwaffe in WWII. It covers detailed descriptions of the boats, the men and other various elements of the U-boat ...
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14.

Das Boot

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (1998, Piper Verlag, München)
Description: This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. ...
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15.

The Battle of the Atlantic and Signals Intelligence

by - Syrett, David
U-boat Situations and Trends, 1941-1945 (1999, Published by Ashgate for the Navy Records Society, Brookfield VT)
Description: This is a fascinating reference book compiling documents in the two series U-boat Situations and U-boat Trends, written from December 1941 to May 1945 ...
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16.

Das Geheimnis von U 180

by - Higgins, Jack (1997, Bertelsmann Verlag)
Description: Story of a British intelligence agent diving on a mysterious U-boat found in the Caribbean. The commander’s briefcase, believed to hold incriminatin ...
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17.

U-Boat Attack Logs

by - Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
A Complete Record of Warship Sinkings from Original Sources, 1939-1945 (2012, )
Description: During WWII over 250 Allied warships from a dozen navies were sunk by German U-boats. This groundbreaking study of 110 vessels provides a detailed ana ...
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18.

Left for dead

by - Pete Nelson
A Young Man's Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis (2003, Delacorte Books for Young Readers)
Description: Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The ship sank in 14 minutes. More than 1,000 men wer ...
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19.

U-977 - 66 Tage unter Wasser

by - Schaeffer, Heinz (1974, Limes-Verlag Wiesbaden)
Description: Autobiography of the commander. It tells the story of U-977's last voyage at the end of the war which culminated in a marathon escape to Argentina. Fi ...
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20.

Die Torpedos der deutschen U-Boote

by - Rössler, Eberhard (2005, Mittler & Sohn GmbH)
Description: Covers the development, manufacturing and technical specifics of all the German torpedoes made from 1864 till recent years
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21.

Zehn Jahre, Zwanzig Tage

by - Dönitz, Karl (1980, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: Written by himself about his time as Commander-in-Chief U-boats (10 years) and as the last head of state of the Third Reich (20 days).
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22.

The Price of Admiralty

by - Keegan, John (1990, Pimlico, London)
Description: This book is 25% about the Battle of The Atlantic. Cover blurb: "'Rich in unexpected facts and insights... Keegan's historical command is dazzling.' J ...
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23.

British Destroyers in World War Two

by - Burt, R.A.
Warships Illustrated, No 4 (1986, Arms & Armour)
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24.

U-Boats of the Kaiser's Navy

by - Williamson, Gordon (2002, )
Description: From the publisher: "As was the case in World War II, one of the greatest threats to Britain during World War I was the German U-Boat menace. Gordon W ...
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25.

Die Festung

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (1997, Hoffmann und Campe)
Description: Buchheim's account of the last days in the war port of Brest (France), and his dramatic Snorchel-patrol to La Pallice with the last but one U-boat to ...
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26.

Suppliers of the Grey Wolves

by - Urbanke, Axel
The story of the german submarine tankers 1941-43 (2012, Urbanke, Axel/ Luftfahrtverlag-start)
Description: The full story of all german submarine tankers including lots of photos and maps, portraits of the commanding officers and exciting stories from their ...
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27.

Vom Original zum Modell: Uboottyp II - Die Einbäume

by - Rössler, Eberhard (1999, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Bonn)
Description: A good source about the Type II with a lot of detailed photos and drawings.
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28.

U-571

by - Collins, Max Allan (2000, Heyne Verlag, München)
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29.

Deutsche Schiffe unter dem Roten Stern

by - Lemachko, Boris V.
Das Schicksal der 1945/46 von der Sowjetunion übernommenen Schiffe und Boote der ehemaligen deutschen Kriegsmarine (1992, Podzun-Pallas Verlag, Friedberg)
Description: Marine-Arsenal, Sonderheft Band 4.
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30.

DONITZ, U-BOATS, CONVOYS

by - Jak P. Mallmann Showell
The British Version of His Memoirs from the Admiralty's Secret Anti-Submarine Reports (2013, Frontline Books)
Description: The memoirs of Admiral Karl Donitz, Ten Years and Twenty Days, are a fascinating first-hand account of the Battle of the Atlantic as seen from the hea ...
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