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U-505 (Original Title: 20 Million Tons Under the Sea)

Daniel V. Gallery

U-505 (Original Title: 20 Million Tons Under the Sea)

by Daniel V. Gallery

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Published by Paperback Library, Inc., New York, NY .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7535470M
ISBN 100446320129
ISBN 109780446320122
OCLC/WorldCa51212661

Climb aboard the historic U and relive its journey from a powerhouse of the German fleet to a display at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Witness archival footage and rare interviews with both German and American crew members involved in the capture of the U/10(3). The capture of the German submarine U took place off the coast of Africa on June 4, during World War II (). Forced to surface by Allied warships, the crew of U abandoned ship. Moving quickly, American sailors boarded the disabled submarine and .

  One of Adolf Hitler’s deadly submarines, the U, is seized as it makes its way home after patrolling the Gold Coast of Africa on this day in The German submarine was the first enemy. And the museum has the log book from the U detailing its travels, and its kills, before it was captured by the U.S. Navy near the Cape Verde Islands off Africa’s western coast.

His fictional books are humorous except The Brink (), which is a dramatic novel about the United States and the Soviet Union set aboard a Polaris Missile submarine. Non-fiction. Clear the Decks (Morrow, ) U (original title: Twenty Million Tons Under the Sea) () We Captured a U-boat (Popular Book Club, )Battles/wars: World War II, Battle of the Atlantic. The U was the first enemy vessel captured by the US Navy since After the age of sail, enemy vessels were sunk rather than boarded and captured. The book provides a detailed account of the war in the Atlantic during World War 2 from both the Allied and Axis perspective/5.


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U-505 (Original Title: 20 Million Tons Under the Sea) by Daniel V. Gallery Download PDF EPUB FB2

The U was a German submarine that was captured in battle by the US in June of James Wise (a former US naval intelligence officer) narrates the life of the vessel from its construction in Hamburg to its more recent home at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago/5(18).

U is Admiral Gallery's own story of his extraordinary feat - and also a gripping narrative of the fierce Allied war against the German U-Boat fleet. Read more Read less click to open popover Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App/5(51).

Very good book about the US Navy capture of the German U-Boat U, the first time the US Navy had captured an enemy warship on the high seas since. I find all of Dan V Gallery's books to be a great read, would love to see them back in print. One person found this helpful/5(51).

Very good book about the US Navy capture of the German U-Boat U, the first time the US Navy had captured an enemy warship on the high seas since. I find all of Dan V Gallery's books to be a great read, would love to see them back in print!/5(49).

Overview The U was a German submarine that was captured in battle by the US in June of James Wise (a former US naval intelligence officer) narrates the life of the vessel from its construction in Hamburg to its more recent home at Pages: The U is the only submarine captured by the U.S. in either world war.

It is also the only enemy man-o-war boarded and captured in battle by the Navy since It was my great good fortune to command the task group that did the job. Many sputniks have gone round the world since Lange and I tried to do each other in 20 years ago. "Author Jim Wise tells how Admiral Dan Gallery, the commander of Task Groupsaved the boat and became a major force in convincing the Navy Department not to scuttle the submarine but to Reviews: 1.

U book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Admiral Daniel V. Gallery boarded and captured a German U-Boat at sea in June, /5. "Hunt and Kill: U and the U-boat War in the Atlantic, edited by Theodore P.

Savas, is not just another 'How  U  was captured' story. Instead, it is a collection of chapters by some of the best U-boat historians writing today/5(16).

Overview The U was a German submarine that was captured in battle by the US in June of James Wise (a former US naval intelligence officer) narrates the life of the vessel from its construction in Hamburg to its more recent home at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.

About the Author Hans Jacob Goebeler was born in Bottendorf, Germany, on November 9, At the age of 17, he joined the Navy and served as control room mate aboard UYears later, Goebeler moved his family to the United States to be close to his beloved boat and began penning his wartime passed away in /5().

U is Admiral Gallery’s own story of his extraordinary feat—and also a gripping narrative of the fierce Allied war against the German U-Boat : Lucknow Books. This book contains documents dealing with the last ill-fated patrol of U It contains an original diary of the actions during their last voyage.

It also contains radio documents which include action reports and radio communications details during the operation. Also included are photographs taken of the seizure and subsequent removal of U Author: Allen Glanze.

When I picked up Hunt and Kill I was plesantly surprised by the book. Theodore Savas is the editor for a very well selected group of U-Boat Historians rather than the author. I was expecting a rather ordinary coverage of the U instead this book was a well researched and well written account of the U/5.

Buy a cheap copy of U The Final Journey book by James E. Wise Jr. The U was a German submarine that was captured in battle by the US in June of Wise (a former US naval intelligence officer) narrates the life of the Free shipping over $   Having seen the U in Chicago I was interested in a more detailed account of the boat's history and this book performed admirably.

It was a bit tiring to hear Goebeler get angry about allied bombing of the U-Boat bases and subsequent collateral damage of nearby residential areas but failing to understand the destruction was the result of /5.

U is a German German Type IXC submarine built for Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was captured by the U.S. Navy on 4 June In her uniquely unlucky career with the Kriegsmarine, she had the distinction of being the "most heavily damaged U-boat to successfully return to port" in World War II on her fourth patrol, and the only submarine in which a commanding officer took Commissioned: 26 August Don't miss U Submarine: 75 Stories for more.

A World War II terror of the Atlantic was about to meet its match. On June 4,a German submarine was prowling the waters off the West African coast for American and Allied ships. Part of a U-boat fleet terrorizing the Atlantic, this submarine was known as U.

Unterseeboot is a Type IXC U-boat of the Kriegsmarine, notable for its capture by the United States Navy inand presently a museum ship at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Codebooks and other secret documents were captured from the U which assisted Allied codebreaking operations.

As the submarine broached only yards from Chatelain, the escort. Admiral Daniel V. Gallery boarded and captured a German U-Boat at sea in June, —the first American officer to so capture an enemy warship since !U is Admiral Gallery's own story of his extraordinary feat—and also a gripping narrative o.

And I am writing a book on Peter Zschech, U’s second skipper, who had deep psychological problems. It is a fascinating story and one I’m excited to tell in more detail.

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