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Rudi's U-Boat By Jack Gill
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Rudi’s U-Boat tells the epic tale of Rudi Kurt, a 12 year old German boy orphaned at the outbreak of the 2nd World War, who is smuggled out of Germany in a U-Boat along with untold wealth in... More > the form of confiscated jewellery and art work in the closing days of the war as the Gestapo realise that they need to retreat. The U-Boat is stored in a secret base off the Transkei Coast so that it can be retrieved by Hitler and the Gestapo when they re-group but the war ends, Hitler is dead and for over half a century the U-Boat and its treasure remains hidden in the secret base … until, Rudi, in a bid to get his younger friend John over the death of his wife, puts together a group of very special people and sets about finding the hidden cave and its contents.< Less
The Diary of a U-boat Commander By Neal Stevens, Sir Stephen King-Hall
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"For forty-seven hours we have been hunted like a rat, and now, with the pressure hull leaking in three places, and the boat half full of chlorine, we are struggling back on the surface,... More > practically incapable of diving at least for more than ten minutes at a time. Even on the surface, with all the fans working, one must wear a gas mask to penetrate the fore compartment. Oh! these English, what devils they are! " The diary of a World War One U-Boat commander gives a fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade. Full of technical details and combat info. We read too of the intimate thoughts and intense love of a man longing for his sweetheart, a woman he cannot hope to win, but cannot live without. Authentic military fiction. This is a public domain story and can be downloaded free on the web. The book has some illustrations and is made for people who would like a nice print bound copy. The proceeds support Subsim.< Less
The Diary of a U-boat Commander (Illustrated) By Sir Stephen King-Hall
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The diary of a World War One U-Boat commander. As well as being a fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade, this also reminds us there were humans... More > involved - on both sides of the action - as we read too of the intimate thoughts and intense love of a man longing for his sweetheart.< Less
Diary of a U-Boat Commander By Stephen King-Hall
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The M.S. of this amazing diary of a German U-Boat Commander has fallen into our hands under somewhat unusual and mysterious circumstances, the name of the writer being withheld for reasons which will... More > be readily apparent to all who read his astounding experiences. It is, however, a story so thrilling and sensational that we have no hesitation in offering it as it stands to the public, kept so long in ignorance by the necessary evil of a rigid censorship. A particularly human and intriguing touch is given to the book by the Author's very frank account of his mad infatuation for a beautiful girl of his own country who was inextricably involved in his incredible exploits and adventures on the high seas.< Less
The Battle Against the U-Boat in the American Theater By A. Timothy Warnock
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This booklet is one of a series tracing selected Army Air Forces activities in the Second World War. It describes the Army Air Forces' contribution to the Battle of the Atlantic from the American... More > Theater. Flying radar-equipped long-range patrol planes, AAF airmen demonstrated the value of land-based airpower against naval threats. 32 pages, 10 B&W photos, 6 drawings, 5 maps.< Less
World War 2 U-Boat By Ronald Ledwell
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U-Boat the Happy Times: Shortly after America’s entry into World War 2, German U-Boats were roaming almost at their leisure up and down the East Coast sinking ships, just about entirely... More > unopposed. The Pacific War was drawing all of the assets of the US Navy and none could be spared for the Atlantic at this crucial time. Hitler’s U-Boats ravaged American shipping, eagerly targeting freighters and oilers and other transports against a background of a well illuminated East Coast shoreline. No wonder the Germans called these days “The Happy Times.”< Less
The Girl on the Boat By Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
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The Girl on the Boat is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse. First appeared as a serial under the title Three Men and a Maid, from October to December 1921. It was first published as a book in the U.S. in... More > 1922 by George H. Doran, NY, and as The Girl on the Boat in the UK by Herbert Jenkins, London, on June 15, 1922. The maid of the title is red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet, and the three men are Bream Mortimer, a long-time friend and admirer of Billie, Eustace Hignett, a lily-livered poet who is engaged to Billie at the opening of the tale, and Sam Marlowe, Eustace's dashing cousin, who falls for Billie at first sight. All four find themselves on an ocean liner headed for England together, along with a capable young woman called Jane Hubbard who is smitten with Eustace, and typically Wodehousian romantic shenanigans ensue. Pelham Wodehouse (1881–1975) was an English humorist, whose body of work includes novels, short stories, plays, poems, song lyrics, and numerous pieces of journalism.< Less
ULTRA and the Campaign Against the U-boats in World War II By Jerry C. Russell
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The problem addressed is the extent to which the United States Navy used Ultra, or Special Intelligence, in the campaign against the German U-boats. Information was gathered through published and... More > unpublished sources. Through a chronological approach, United States Navy involvement is traced from entry into the war until its conclusion. Many factors are involved in the final outcome of the war and Ultra is only one. The Battle of the Atlantic was long and gruesome rather than short and spectacular. The United States Navy used Ultra along with technology, tactics, brilliant leadership and courageous men at sea to win the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II.< Less
ULTRA and the Campaign Against the U-boats in World War II By Jerry C. Russell
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The problem addressed is the extent to which the United States Navy used Ultra, or Special Intelligence, in the campaign against the German U-boats. Information was gathered through published and... More > unpublished sources. Through a chronological approach, United States Navy involvement is traced from entry into the war until its conclusion. Many factors are involved in the final outcome of the war and Ultra is only one. The Battle of the Atlantic was long and gruesome rather than short and spectacular. The United States Navy used Ultra along with technology, tactics, brilliant leadership and courageous men at sea to win the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II.< Less
PAINT THE BOATS WHITE By Richard Smith
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Paint The Boats White is a compelling story about a 14 year old boy from Cape May, New Jersey, who's brother is killed by a shark during a fishing exposition. Daniel Parker's life begins to spiral... More > out of control after the loss of his older brother, and he ultimately stows away on a Coast Guard cutter sailing for New York. Daniel has no way of knowing that the cutter's mission is to intercept a rouge freighter carrying weapons of mass destruction into New York Harbor. Daniel soon becomes trapped on the sinking freighter and discovers that he is the only one that can defuse the ticking WMD.< Less