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Shadows on the Horizon
The Battle of Convoy HX-233
By Haskell, Winthrop A.
Descripton: Describes the battle of the convoy and particularly the sinking of U-175 and the role of the USCG cutters in the convoy's escort. Well-researched and written by a participant in the convoy, the book includes fifteen appendices (including composition of HX-233; casualties on Spencer and Fort Rampart; German prisoners on Spencer and Duane; casualties on U-175; and U-boats operating against the convoy, among others), and a glossary, bibliography and index.
From the uboat.net review: This book presents the story of one convoy, HX-233, from beginning to end. Extremely well-researched and documented, it was written by a participant in the convoy, who sailed on the G Harrison Smith. A large portion of the book concentrates ...
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Ships hit by U-boats. Fort Rampart
Allied Warships. USCGC Duane
Allied Warships. USCGC Spencer
U-boats of WWII. U-175
U-boat Commanders of WWII. Bruns
Convoy battles. HX-233