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1.

King George V Class Battleships

by - Tarrant, V. E. (2000, Arms & Armour)
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2.

Operation Storm

by - John Geoghegan
Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II (2013, Crown)
Description: The riveting true story of Japan's top secret plan to change the course of World War II using a squadron of mammoth submarines a generation ahead of t ...
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3.

That Gallant Ship USS Yorktown CV-5

by - Cressman, Robert J. (1985, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. Inc.)
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4.

Pacific Crucible

by - Ian W. Toll
War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942 (2011, W. W. Norton & Company)
Description: The planning, the strategy, the sacrifices and heroics—on both sides—illuminating the greatest naval war in history.On the first Sunda ...
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5.

The Code Book

by - Singh, Simon
The Secret History of Codes and Code-Breaking (1999, Fourth Estate)
Description: A superb book on the history of cryptography (including, of course, the Enigma machine), from the ancient Greeks right up to the modern alphabet soup: ...
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6.

Enigma

by - Harris, Robert. (1995, Heyne Verlag, München)
Description: A really good novel dealing with the Enigma code-breaking effort of the Allies at Bletchley Park.
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7.

The Kaiser's U-Boote

by - Histoire & Collections (2009, Histoire & Collections)
Description: On 4th August 1906, U1 was delivered to the Imperial German navy by the Germaniawerft shipyards of Kiel. Eight years later, on the eve of the outbreak ...
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8.

Kurs West

by - Tarrant, V. E. (1998, Motorbuch Verlag, Stuttgart)
Description: A good general account of U-boats in both wars, contains well performed analysis and details of U-boat losses and flotilla histories.
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9.

British Submarines 1939-45

by - Innes McCartney (2006, Osprey Publishing)
Description: The submarine was as formidable a weapon for the Royal Navy in World War II as for the other main combatant nations. The first half of this book explo ...
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10.

Der U-Boot-Krieg im Nordmeer

by - Wetzel, Eckard
Feindfahrten des letzten Weltkriegs-U-Bootes U995 (2001, Nebel Verlag)
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11.

Shattered sword

by - Parshall, Jonathan
The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway (2007, Potomac Books Inc.)
Description: Many consider the Battle of Midway to have turned the tide of the Pacific War. It is without question one of the most famous battles in history. Now, ...
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12.

Zehn Jahre, Zwanzig Tage

by - Dönitz, Karl (1980, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, Koblenz)
Description: Written by himself about his time as Commander-in-Chief U-boats (10 years) and as the last head of state of the Third Reich (20 days).
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13.

Verdammter Atlantik

by - Herlin, Hans (1994, Weltbild-Verlag, Augsburg)
Description: The author describes the fate of Günther Prien of U-47, Peter Zschech of U-505, Werner Henke of U-515, Wolfgang Lüth, and Heinz Eck of U-852. Well-w ...
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14.

British Aircraft Carriers 1939-45 (New Vanguard)

by - Angus Konstam (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: With war against Germany looming, Britain pushed forward its carrier program in the late 1930s. In 1938, the Royal Navy launched the HMS Ark Royal, it ...
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15.

The Lost Ships of Guadalcanal

by - Ballard, Robert D.
Exploring the Ghost Fleet of the South Pacific (1993, Warner Books)
Description: A book by the famous explorer who was first on many of the world's most famous wrecks and has written extensively about them.
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16.

Die U-Boot-Fahrer

by - Buchheim, Lothar-Günther (1985, Bertelsmann Verlag)
Description: An illustrated volume which is mainly about the crews of the boats.
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17.

Die Geschichte des Ubootkrieges

by - Peillard, Léonce (1980, Heyne Verlag, München)
Description: A very well written and comprehensive book about submarine combat of all nations in World War Two. Combines great narrative with brilliant analysis.
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18.

Nasses Eichenlaub

by - Brustat-Naval, Fritz (1995, Ullstein-Verlag, Berlin)
Description: Very interesting biography of "Teddy" Suhren, winner of the Knight's Cross with Swords and Oak Leaves Cluster as Commander of U-564 and later FdU Bare ...
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19.

Enigma

by - Harris, Robert (1996, Random House)
Description: A really good novel dealing with the Enigma code-breaking effort of the Allies at Bletchley Park.
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20.

U-Boat War in the Atlantic 1939-1945

by - Hessler, Günther (editor) (1992, HMSO, London)
Description: Written by two U-boat officers for the British Admiralty immediately post-war. A few recent footnotes have been added to explain things the Germans w ...
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21.

Letzte Mann von der Doggerbank

by - Herlin Hans (1979, Heyne Verlag, München)
Description: About U-43 (Schwantke) and the sinking of the Doggerbank on 3 March 1943.
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22.

U.S. Submarine Attacks During World War II

by - Alden, John D.
Including Allied Submarine Attacks in the Pacific Theater (1989, United States Naval Inst.)
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23.

US fast battleships 1936-47

by - Lawrence Burr
The North Carolina and South Dakota classes (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: This volume details the design, construction, and operation of the first six of the ten US fast battleships, two of the North Carolina class and four ...
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24.

Escort Carriers of World War Two

by - Poolman, Kenneth (1989, Arms & Armour)
Description: Photo collection of CVE in World War II.
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25.

Ship of Ghosts

by - James D. Hornfischer
The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of her Survivors (2007, Bantam)
Description: "Son, we’re going to Hell."The navigator of the USS Houston confided these prophetic words to a young officer as he and his captain charted a course ...
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26.

The Man Who Never Was

by - Montagu, Ewen
World War II's Boldest Counter-Intelligence Operation (2001, United States Naval Inst.)
Description: As plans got under way for the Allied invasion of Sicily in June 1943, British counter-intelligence agent Ewen Montagu masterminded a scheme to mislea ...
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27.

Deutsche Uniformen 1939-1945

by - Lagarde, Jean de (1998, Motorbuch Verlag, Stuttgart)
Description: This book covers uniforms and equipment of the Wehrmacht, 1939-1945, including the U-boat arm, for various theatres of the war, climates, and times of ...
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28.

US fast battleships 1938-91

by - Lawrence Burr
The Iowa Class (New Vanguard) (2010, Osprey Publishing)
Description: In 1938, the United States abandoned the constraints imposed by the Washington Treaty and began work on a new class of super-battleships. This book co ...
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29.

Feindfahrten

by - Hirschfeld, Wolfgang
Das Logbuch eines U- Boot- Funkers (1991, Neuer Kaiser Verlag Klagenfurt)
Description: The author was radioman on board several U-boats. He describes the patrols of U-109, especially under the command of "Ajax" Bleichrodt, and the first ...
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30.

Left for dead

by - Pete Nelson
A Young Man's Search for Justice for the USS Indianapolis (2003, Delacorte Books for Young Readers)
Description: Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The ship sank in 14 minutes. More than 1,000 men wer ...
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