Operation Drumbeat : the dramatic true story of Germany’s first U-boat attacks along the American coast in World War II


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Gannon, Michael


Keyword(s):
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German. World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- North Atlantic Ocean. Merchant marine -- United States -- History -- 20th century. Unterseebootkrieg Germany. Kriegsmarine -- History. Time: Geschichte 1941-1942 Atlantic Coast (North America) -- History -- 20th century. Deutschland USA World War 2 Military operations Strategy United States


Year:
1990


Pages:
xxii, 490 p., [16] p. of plates


Publisher:
Harper & Row


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
21117890


Label:
Box 59


Notes:
ill., maps ; 25 cm. U-Boats Westward -- Down to the seas -- We are at war -- A fighting machine -- Destination New York -- Waiting for Hardegen -- Beat on the kettledrum -- New York, New York -- Where is the Navy? -- Course home! -- Last patrol -- The Navy stirs -- Final reckoning -- Afterword -- Appendix A: Maintaining trim -- Appendix B: Operation of the head -- Appendix C: Operation of the Schl¸ssel M (Enigma) Machine -- Appendix D: The engine room. Maps on lining papers./ Includes bibliographical references (p. 474-478) and index. Michael Gannon. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: D781; Dewey: 940.54/29


ISBN:
ISBN: 0060161558; 9780060161552; National Library: B90-41102 LCCN: 89-46090


Edition:
1st


Research notes:
Three inserts between free endpaper and half-title


Abstract:
Examines U-boat technology and warfare and describes the adventures of U-123 in American waters during WW2.


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