Kriegsmarine U-Boats: 1939-45: The Essential Submarine Identification Guide, Bishop, Chris. Published by Amber Books, United Kingdom, 2006. First Edition. 4to up to 12″ tall. 192 pages. Glossy pictorial boards with matching dustjacket. Light shelf wear to unclipped jacket; volume as new.
” The Essential Submarine Identification Guide: Kriegsmarine U-Boats 1939 45 is a comprehensive guide to the submarine arm of the German navy in World War II. Uniquely divided by flotilla, this book offers a complete organizational breakdown of U-boat units, from the beginning of the war in the North Atlantic through to last days of the Reich. Each chapter includes a compact history of the featured flotilla, as well as unit markings, orders of battle, and famous boats and commanders. Every type of German submarine is featured, including Types II, VII, IX, XII, XIV, XVII, XXI, and XXIII, as well as many variants of the basic types.Packed with more than 150 artworks and photographs of every major type of German U-boat, The Essential Submarine Identification Guide: Kriegsmarine U-Boats 1939 45 is a key reference for military historians and naval warfare enthusiasts.” 002363 $18