German commerce decoy raiders sank more ships than the surface German Navy. The U-Boats of course did massive damage to the Allies but the decoy ships are an unknown story. Read morePublished 5 months ago by David T. Faust
This was not a Pirate fleet. The Germans Kriegs Marine repeated the same as in First World War. Warships concealed as Merchants. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Fabián Saúl Kleiman
An interesting journal on an aspect of the German commerce raiders, however I feel a little more research would have been helpful, especially from those that were present, but it... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Roger
This was an interesting addition to my naval history collection. It filled in a lot of information on this subject. The book arrived in excellent condition and on time. Read morePublished on January 2, 2012 by Michael McCartin
This is a review of the paperback edition of this book.
I should have bought Muggenthaler's older, but much more comprehensive and better written, book on the same topic... Read more
This is a very good book about a little known part of World War two. It explores the difference between wearing an enemy uniform ( which the Germans were shot for during the Battle... Read morePublished on September 11, 2011 by Mayo M
Fortunately the book doesn't live up to the sensationalist, and inaccurate, title. No pirates on these ships. Period.
I found this to be an amazing read. Read more
With nine ships covered in 200 pages, you know this isn't going to be deep, but it is well-written and readable. Read morePublished on June 1, 2009 by M. Broderick
There have been a number of books written since the 1950s concerning Germany's disguised commerce raiders - known as Hilfkreuzer - and James Duffy's Hitler's Secret Pirate Fleet... Read morePublished on May 7, 2009 by R. A Forczyk