U-boats

The Hurricat.

by Daniel Russ on August 30, 2012

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      When the United States was shipping supplies to England over the North Atlantic, U-Boats picked them off with impunity. It was a terrible loss of tonnage for the Allies in the early months of 1942. The British had a formidable air force, and among the Royal Air Force’s assets was the Hawker […]

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  Hitler, as it turns out, was very skeptical of the U-boat. He told Admiral Karl Dönitz that he worried they would amount to little. Early in the war on Hitler’s plans and calls ended up being right. You can imagine pride he felt when by the time he conquered France the Wolf Packs had […]

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