'Total Germany' (ePub)
The Royal Navy's War Against the Axis Powers 1939 - 1945
On the declaration of war in 1939 the British Admiralty signalled all warships and naval bases 'Total Germany, Total Germany'.
It was fortunate that of Germany's three armed services, the Kriegsmarine under
Grosseradmiral Erich Raeder was the least well prepared. True, Admiral Karl Donitz's U-Boat force was to give the Allies many anxious times but Hitler was never comfortable or competent in his handling of naval surface forces.
Total Germany is a concise yet comprehensive account of the Royal Navy's part in the war at sea and the measures taken to ensure victory. The different approaches taken by the warring countries are expertly examined. The author reviews the differing strategies and tactics of the various theatres such as the Far East, Mediterranean, Atlantic and Arctic.
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As featured in.The Naval Review, May 2016 - Tim Laurence
Total Germany is a very concise but comprehensive account of the RN’s part in the war at sea. Not only does it cover every major event during WWII the author brings up some other less well know actions.Ton Class Association
A thoroughly enjoyable read.
As mentioned inEdinburgh Evening News