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U-Boats Offshore: When Hitler Stuck America
U-Boats Offshore When Hitler Stuck America Author:Edwin P. Hoyt We very nearly lost World War II. Not at Pearl Harbor nor in the land battles of Europe. but on our own doorstep. This is the story of what happened in the early days of the war when Nazi U-boats were sent to the East Coast of America. — At the beginning we hadn't a single patrol vessel that could outrun a submarine on the surface, nor enough pat... more »rol vessels of any kind to escort a convoy, and no aircraft capable of long range patrol.
This is how a defense was assembled, how that defense worked, and how it finally drove the U-boats from American shores by the autumn of 1943, never to return again.« less