Hunt and Kill: U-505 and the U-Boat War in the Atlantic

Theodore P. Savas


considered one of WWII’s pivotal occasions used to be the seize of U-505 on June four, 1944. the head mystery seizure of this large kind IX submarine supplied the Allies with useful info on German know-how and innovation. After the war, U-505 was transported to Chicago, the place this present day a number of hundred thousand viewers a yr go through its well-preserved hull at the Museum of technological know-how and Industry.

Now in paperback, Hunt and Kill bargains the 1st definitive research of U-505. Chapters comprise her development, group and commanders, strive against historical past, an overview of style IX operations, naval intelligence, the 8 deadly German error that doomed the ill-fated boat, her trap, and ultimate transportation and recovery for posterity.

The individuals to this interesting volume―a Who’s Who of U-boat historians―include: Erich Topp (U-552, Odyssey of a U-boat Commander); Eric Rust (Naval officials lower than Hitler); Timothy Mulligan (Neither Sharks Nor Wolves); Jak Mallmann Showell (Hitler’s U-boat Bases); Jordan Vause (Wolf); Lawrence Patterson (First U-boat Flotilla); Mark clever (Enigma and the conflict of the Atlantic); Keith R. Gill (former Curator, U-505, Museum of technological know-how and Industry), and Theodore P. Savas (editor, Silent Hunters: German U-boat Commanders of global struggle II; writer, Nazi Millionaires).

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