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Refresh and try again. Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer []. To accept cookies from this site, please click the Allow Cookies button below. Return to Book Page. Shipping losses, which memoirz appeared to be coming under control as the Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy memokrs adapted to the new challenge, skyrocketed. This tactic had the added advantage that a submarine on the denitz was undetectable by sonar. Andrew Boyd rated it really liked it Jan 05, In the brief interlude between Hitlers suicide and his arrest the following month, Doenitz in his twenty-day role as President managed to negotiate separate surrenders and several critically timed cease fires with the Western Powers.

Vizeadmiral Vice Admiral [62]. Inthe Reichsmarine was renamed Kriegsmarine by the Nazis. German doctrine at the time, based on the work of American Admiral Alfred Mahan and shared by all major navies, called for submarines to be integrated with surface fleets and employed against enemy warships.


The Memoirs of Karl Doenitz

President of Germany Compelling rather like a slow-car-crash, because he wrote it without adjustment for hindsight; so the reader shouts, Your U-boats are being sunk because the English have radar! Many in Germany felt the same. memoire

A Periscope View of the Battle of the Atlantic. Doenitz did a remarkable job of turning the tables on his would-be detractors, often shaming them into silence. This book gave me a new perspective on the war, through the eyes of a man whose talent and humanity was wasted on a regime of monsters and fools. On several momentous occasions, Doenitz vigorously defended his Navy from baseless criticisms and prejudiced accusations from Goering and even Hitler himself.

This incessant questioning compromised his ciphers by giving the Allies more messages to work with.

Cover of Time magazine 10 May Apr 26, Jean-Vincent rated it it was amazing Shelves: A struggle that many military servicemembers of any country face. In SeptemberGermany invaded Poland. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Kept my night lamp burning for several nights.

memoris Open Preview See a Problem? He could have extended the war for a year or more cost, thousands if not millions of lives and possibly turned the British Isles into a smoking battlefield.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. U-boats launched four attacks on a battleship, fourteen on a cruiser, ten on a destroyer, and ten on transports, but owing to misses or to torpedoes that failed to explode only one transport was sunk. Since the surface strength of the Kriegsmarine was much less than that of the British Royal NavyRaeder believed any war with Britain in the doeintz future would doom its fleet to uselessness, once remarking that all the Germans could hope to do was to die valiantly.


Memoirs of Ten Years and Twenty Days.

He made do with what he had, while being harassed by Raeder and with Hitler calling on him to dedicate boats to military actions against the British fleet directly. The major German naval operation of the war was the invasion of Norway in April Even fewer possessed the ability of rendering Hitler speechless with the force of their own arguments and meomirs. Doenitz includes details of the U-boat campaigns during the Second World War as well as the opinions, ideas and commentary on the period.

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Memoirs: Ten Years and Twenty Days by Karl Dönitz

The picture of the military situation as a whole showed clearly memoirz the war was lost. The prudential leadership of Karl Doenitz saved millions of German lives at the very end of the war, and in my own opinion this is his greatest legacy.

By issuing these two orders, he was found guilty of causing Germany to be in breach of the Second London Naval Treaty of Karl had an older brother.