Chatham Publishing, 1998, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
VI, 312 pages, introduction by author, list of abbreviations, appendices and maps. At the rear of the book there is nine pages of maps showing the various areas that U-Boats had their theatre of operations. Blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the top book corners and rubbing to the backstrip. There is a very slight cock to the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper (wraparound), being a reproduction of a painting by Claus Bergen showing a 'Type IXC U-Boat by moonlight in the Caribbean Sea, with a torpedoed tanker burning in the distance', with white and green titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges and to the dustwrapper corners. " This is the second volume of two volumes covering the career histories of all U-Boats which were commissioned in the Second World War..... the histories of some 1200 vessels are covered, each entry building accessible and readable to enable the work to be a rapid reference source of the Asp deck of a boat's activities from the laying of the keel to her ultimate fate. Each entry dislocations and dates of units with which any boat served, her commanders, the number of patrols undertaken, ships sunk along the names of vessels and locations, incidents of note, refuelling by U-tankers and supply ships, attacks on Chipping, survivors picked up, and finally, the ultimate fate." -- from the rear panel blurb. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Military History -- World War II; Germany ; ISBN: 1861760698. ISBN/EAN: 9781861760692. Inventory No: 0106899.