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The Last Year of the Kriegsmarine, May 1944-May 1945 Hardcover – July 1, 1994

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I read this 3 years ago,and this is a super, illustrated book about a much-neglected period of German Naval History.The depth of research is very good, the illustrations are superb, including rare photographs of Wrecks of famous ships like "Scheer", I think it is an essential addition for anyone interested in German Naval History, or of World War Two.The companion to Hitlers Naval War by Cajus Beeker --By David I. Walker

This book is a brilliant account of the final year for the Kriegsmarine. It is the story of a doomed generation of sailors who bravely and hopelessly went to battle knowing that theirs was a hopeless cause. Tarrant (as usual) provides an interseting text, and keeps the book moving along. He gives you a good impression of the overwhelming force deployed by the Allies at the end of the Second World War. --By Michael Knight

what a book. read this and the other two books in the trilogy and you find it easy to understand how germany lost the war --By robert michael lowe

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V E Tarrant, an ex-Navy man, has achieved an international reputation for the

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Naval Institute Press (July 1, 1994)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1557505101
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1557505101
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.45 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.25 x 1.25 x 9.75 inches
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