Operation Drumbeat

Operation Drumbeat

The Dramatic True Story of Germany's First U-boat Attacks Along the American Coast in World War II

Book - 1990
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Offers an account of the German naval strategy that led to the U.S.'s worst defeat at sea and describes the Navy's poor response to the German assault

The dramatic national bestseller and remarkably exciting account of Germany's little-known U-boat campaign against merchant shipping along the North American Atlantic coast during the first six months of 1942.

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Operation drumbeat was the code name of the first German assault against the US in World War II. Gannon focuses on U-123, the most successful U-boat in the assault force, and on her commander, Reinhard Hardegen, who sank 19 ships on two American patrols and twice received Germany's highest decoration, the Knight's Cross. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Harper & Row, c1990
ISBN: 9780060161552
Branch Call Number: 940.5451 Gan


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