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By: Weeks, John S.
Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Chartwell House: 1989
Seller ID: 033449
Condition: Like New
An assessment of weapons used in World War 2 from each major combatant nation: Germany, Italy, Japan, England, France, Soviet Russia and the United States. Pictorial cloth with matching pictorial dust jacket. Pictorial end papers. Illustrated. 144pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info
By: White, John F.
Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1998
Seller ID: 034759
During World War Two, Germany became the only country in history to operate submarine tankers, a circumstance forced by the need to refuel U boats in distant operational areas reached only by passing through large areas of Allied-controlled ocean. Conventional surface tankers had been too easy to locate by Allied aircraft and naval patrols, but the submarine tankers were undetectable once submerged and sailing towards their secret refuelling rendezvous. The submarine tankers, known affectionately as 'milk cows', gave the attack U boats the ability to double or sometimes even treble active oper... View more info