German Commerce Raider Vs British Cruiser: The Atlantic & The Pacific 1941 by Robert ForczykGerman Commerce Raider Vs British Cruiser: The Atlantic & The Pacific 1941 by Robert Forczyk

German Commerce Raider Vs British Cruiser: The Atlantic & The Pacific 1941

byRobert ForczykIllustratorIan Palmer

Paperback | June 22, 2010

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During World War II, the Kriegsmarine armed a number of merchant vessels with concealed guns and torpedo tubes for surprise attacks against Allied shipping. To counter this deadly threat, the Royal Navy employed cruisers and their intelligence-gathering apparatus to find and destroy the disguised German commerce raiders. This Duel title covers the deadly game of cat and mouse, fought by these surface vessels during World War II.
Robert Forczyk has a PhD in International Relations and National Security from the University of Maryland and a strong background in European and Asian military history. He retired as a lieutenant-colonel from the US Army Reserves having served 18 years as an armour officer in the US 2nd and 4th infantry divisions and as an intelligenc...
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Title:German Commerce Raider Vs British Cruiser: The Atlantic & The Pacific 1941Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.88 × 7.25 × 0.21 inPublished:June 22, 2010Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1846039185

ISBN - 13:9781846039188

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Table of Contents

Introduction /Design and development /Technical Specifications /The Combatants /Combat /Statistics and Analysis /Conclusion /Further Reading

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"One of four Osprey titles by author Robert Forczyk, PhD, this is a fascinating story of German innovation, panache, and guile challenging the steel and firepower of the mighty Royal Navy... Engaging, well written, and well illustrated by Dr. Forczyk and artist Palmer, you can immerse yourself into this fascinating story of modern buccaneers in solo high seas combat. I heartily recommend this book." -Model Shipwrights"Engaging, well written, and well illustrated by Dr. Forczyk and artist Palmer, you can immerse yourself into this fascinating story of modern buccaneers in solo high seas combat. I heartily recommend this book." -Fred Boucher, Armorama