(Download PDF/Epub) German U-Boat Losses During World War II: Details Of Destruction By Niestle, Alex
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Preface to the Second Edition; Introduction; Chapter 1: Principles of U-Boat Loss Assessment During World War II; Chapter 2: German U-Boat Numbers and Types, 1935-1945; Chapter 3: Loss Register; Type I A; Type II A; Type II B; Type II C; Type II D; Type VII; Type VII B; Type VII C; Type VII C/41; Type VII C/42; Type VII D; Type VII F; Type IX; Type IX B; Type IX C; Type IX C/40; Type IX D1; Type IX D2; Type IX D/42; Type X B; Type XI; Type XIV; Type V 80; Type V 300; Type Wa 201, Wk 202; Type XVII B; Type XVII G.;No other publication on this subject comes even close to including the amount of detail provided in this book. An introduction both summarizes previous works on the subject and describes the difficulties of obtaining and verifying information from either the Germans or the Allies on U-boat losses. The main part of the book lists by hull number each U-boat's date of commissioning, its commanding officer, and the date and port of departure for its last patrol. It also gives the date, position, and cause of loss of each submarine, with complete details on Allied units involved in the sinking, the.