Book ID: CBB001422441

Type VII: Germany's Most Successful U-Boats (2012)

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Krzysztalowicz, Marek (Author)


Naval Institute Press


Publication Date: 2012
Physical Details: 208 pp.; ill.; index
Language: English

First conceived in the mid-1930s, the Type VII was still in production in the closing stages of the Second World War a decade later. Subject to continuous improvement through six major variants and with around 650 completed, it was built in larger numbers than any other submarine design in history. It formed the backbone of the Kriegsmarine's campaign against merchant shipping for the whole of the war, and in terms of tonnage sunk was by far the most successful U-boat type.There have been many books on U-boats -- reflecting an enduring public interest -- so any new offering has to be special. With its unique concentration of information and illustrative reference, Type VII is unrivalled.

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Authors & Contributors
Mort, Maggie
Petersen, Michael Brian
Alison, John
Taylor, William
Mcgee, Charles
Spiers, Edward M.
Journals
Air Power History
Canadian Military History
Icon: Journal of the International Committee for the History of Technology
Funkgeschichte
International Journal for the History of Engineering and Technology
Publishers
MIT Press
Cambridge University Press
Reaktion Books
Little, Brown
Basic Books
University of Toronto Press
Concepts
World War II
Technology and war; technology and the military
Military technology
Aircraft; airplanes
Development of technology; change in technology
Submarines
People
Banting, Frederick Grant
Hitler, Adolf
Debye, Peter Joseph William
Planck, Max
Heisenberg, Werner
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
19th century
21st century
Places
Germany
Great Britain
United States
Canada
Europe
Japan
Institutions
Luftwaffe (Germany)
Peenemünde (Germany)
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Physik, Berlin
Kriegsmarine (Germany)
United States Navy
United States Air Force (USAF)
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