U-Boat Killer (A Bantam War Book)

U-Boat Killer (A Bantam War Book)[PDF / Epub] ☉ U-Boat Killer (A Bantam War Book) By Donald G.F.W. Macintyre – Oaklandjobs.co.uk A classic of naval warfare Macintyre was England's top U boat destroyer during World War II with seven kills and several captures to his credit Here he offers his firsthand account of safeguarding con A classic of naval warfare Macintyre was England's top U boat destroyer during World War II with seven kills and several captures to his credit Here he offers his firsthand account of safeguarding convoys in the North Atlantic from roaming German subs Pretty scary stuff Library Journal. Didnt finish it At this point while I am interested in WWII I'm just not interested enough in the book I'll keep it and perhaps one day return to it with appreciation Great narrative about the real scenes of U boat hunting and killing A convincingly accurate account of WWII anti submarine war written by a man who skippered Royal Navy destroyers throughout the length of the conflict The final chapter is a scree against the British government for failing to keep up an anti submarine force after WWII but written in 1956 while Britain was broke we can hope this shortfall has been somewhat remedied Captain MacIntyre was one of the successful U boat killers and this little volume 179 pages is worth reading especially for students of naval warfare Very good first hand account of the convoy escorts Macintyre switches with ease between personal reminiscence and tactical explanations and talks about the enemy with the clear unbiased eye of a professional with a long exhausting war to fight so the book is free of name dropping chest thumping and 1940's flag waving The perfect book for a reader who has a birds' eye view of the Battle of the Atlantic and who wants to delve a little deeper into the first hand view A classic of naval warfare Macintyre was England's top U boat destroyer during World War II with seven kills and several captures to his credit Here he offers his firsthand account of safeguarding convoys in the North Atlantic from roaming German subs Pretty scary stuff My grandpa was in the korean war and I think he had fought on a u boat before

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  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • U-Boat Killer (A Bantam War Book)
  • Donald G.F.W. Macintyre
  • English
  • 22 September 2015
  • 9780304352357