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The Twilight of the U-Boats

By Edwards, Bernard
2004, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland
ISBN 1591148847
Hardcover, 198 pages, 19 photos

Descripton: In essence, this is the story of U-223,commanded by Karl-Jürg Wächter from the time of her commissioning in Kiel in January 1943 through a murderous career to her eventual but dramatic demise in the Mediterranean in March 1944. At the same time, the book covers the declining fortunes of the U-boat arm as a whole from early 1943 when it seemed invincible and seriously threatened the Allies with defeat to the end of the war.

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U-boats of WWII. U-223
U-boat Commanders of WWII. Wächter

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