The Battle for the Atlantic Author:Jay Williams Most battles in World War II were won or lost within a relatively short period, but the desperate Battle for the Atlantic, which was fought above the surface, on the surface, and under the surface, raged for more than three long years and did not really end until D-Day. — It began in May, 1940, when Britain stood alone and almost helpless against... more » the greatest army the world had ever seen, and it was up to the United States to send her sorely-needed planes, tanks,guns,food,and ammunition.
The convoys of ships bound for England were attacked by German planes, U-boats, battleships and cruisers. Millions of tons of shipping went to the bottom.
Heroism and the indomitable spirit of fighting men at sea pervade every page of this accurate, vivid account of a fateful chapter in our history.« less