THE ATLANTIC WAR REMEMBERED. AN ORAL HISTORY COLLECTION.

Mason, John T.


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Annapolis, 1st.ed., 1990. Xxi + 484 pp., photo-portraits + 9 maps. D.j., 25 x 18cm. FINE. Twenty-eight men and women who played a part in the Battle of the Atlantic re-live their experiences. They range from people who sailed in Atlantic convoys, to those who landed on the Normandy Beaches or took part in the Yalta Conference. This oral collection was gathered between 1960 and 1982 and its results are published here for the first time, providing an American perception of the U-boat war, the struggle of the convoys to supply Britain with her war needs, the introduction of radar into the US Navy, Operation Overlord, the Russian convoys, Operation Torch, and many other areas of interest. AN AMERICAN VIEW OF THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC.


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