U-Boats vs Destroyer Escorts, Duel 3, Osprey
- Κατασκευαστής: Osprey
- Κωδικός Προϊόντος: D09308 
- Διαθεσιμότητα: Εξαντλημένο
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DUEL No 3: U-BOATS VS DESTROYER ESCORTS - THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC.
Winston Churchill claimed the 'U-boat peril' was the only thing that frightened him during World War II. The U-boat was developed from a small coastal vessel into a state-of-the-art killer, stalking the high seas picking off merchant convoys, until the introduction of the destroyer escort, and the development of dedicated anti-submarine tactics provided a means of defence and attack against the U-boats. Gordon Williamson describes the design and development of these two deadly opponents, their tactics, strengths and weaknesses, weaponry and training. He provides an insight into the lives of the Royal Navy and Wolf Pack crews as they played their deadly games of cat and mouse on the high seas, gambling with their lives and the fate of the nations.
The Strategic situation
Design & Development
Technical Specifications: Discussion of the technical details of the vessels, anti-submarine weapons and the specs of the different types of U-boats
Combatants: A study of the crews, their training and tactics
Combat: A review of specific combat actions
Conclusion: A review of the outcomes of the U-boat war, and effect on post-war naval developments
Bibliography and further reading list.
Συγγραφέας: Gordon Williamson
Έκδοση: Osprey publishing (2007).
Περιγραφή: Σελ. 80, μαλακό εξώφυλλο, 247 X 184 mm.
Διαθεσιμότητα: ΑΜΕΣΑ ΔΙΑΘΕΣΙΜΟ.
Βάρος κατά την αποστολή: 410 gr.