Iron Cross Issue 11: Book Competition


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This superb book by a well-known Kriegsmarine historian and author, Jak Mallmann Showell, will stand as of one of the definitive and most authoritative books on the history of Germany’s U-boat fleet.

Hitler’s Attack U-Boats tells the full story of the design and development of the German U-boat and how they were armed and operated and explains how they were crewed, describes each crew position and how the vessels were commanded. It also explains in detail what life on board the U-boat was like for the crew.

The book usefully provides the reader with a detailed specification of each U-boat type and their relative merits, capabilities etc. 
With so much detail packed into this superb book, the title is certainly one which provides the reader with just about anything they might want to know about the U-boat force and how it operated.

So, for a chance to win yourself one of the eight copies available, simply answer the question correctly. Good luck!

Closing date: 04/02/2022

Q. One particular U-boat type became the main ‘workhorse’ of the Kriegsmarine and the principal scourge of Atlantic convoys. It was also built in far larger numbers than any other U-boat version. Which type was it?

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