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U-Boat Ace: The Story of Wolfgang Luth

U-Boat Ace: The Story of Wolfgang Luth

by Jordan Vause

Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9781557508638
Pages: 264
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2020-04-03
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An exceptional figure in the history of the German navy, Wolfgang Luth was one of only seven men in the Wehrmacht to win Germany's highest combat decoration. He operated in almost every theater of the undersea war, from Norway to the Indian Ocean, and became the second most successful German U-boat ace in World War II, sinking more than 220,000 tons of merchant shipping. A master in the art of military leadership, Luth became the youngest man to be appointed to the rank of captain and the youngest to become commandant of the German Naval Academy. Until the publication of this comprehensive study, however, his accomplishments were overshadowed by other great aces. To correct the long neglect, Jordan Vause provides an