PDF Martin Bowman Ó Deep Sea Hunters RAF Coastal Command and the War Against Ó

Beginning with the disastrous Norwegian Campaign it takes in the numerous attacks on the bustling German submarine base at Lorient the attack on Brest as well as many other pivotal and memorable events to enliven the history of the sea lanes during the Second World War Battles with the U boats are brought to the fore with details and experiences not only of the RAF pilots of Catalinas Whitleys Hudsons and Sunderlands but also those of the targeted U boat crews In scenes reminiscent of 'Das Boot' German and Italian U boat crews tell of their fears and experiences while under depth charge attack and fire from above by Liberators Fortresses Halifaxes Sunderlands and Mosuitoes The 'big game sport' of 'hunting U boats' as it was termed is relayed in full and gripping detail with first hand accounts from U boat attackers punctuating Bowman's dramatic prose and resting alongside those of the German submariners This two sided history is sure to appeal to all enthusiasts interested in gaining a balanced insight into Second World War naval historyBeginning with the disastrous Norwegian Campaign it takes in the numerous attacks on the bustling German submarine base at Lorient the attack on Brest as well as many other pivotal and memorable events to enliven the history of the sea lanes during the Second World War Battles with the U boats are brought to the fore with details and experiences not only of the RAF pilots of Catalinas Whitleys Hudsons and Sunderlands but also those of the targeted U boat crews In scenes reminiscent of 'Das Boot' German and Italian U boat crews tell of their fears and experiences while under depth charge attack and fire from above by Liberators Fortresses Halifaxes Sunderlands and Mosuitoes The 'big game sport' of 'hunting U boats' as it was termed is relayed in full and gripping detail with first hand accounts from U boat attackers punctuating Bowman's dramatic prose and resting alongside those of the German submariners This two sided history is sure to appeal to all enthusiasts interested in gaining a balanced insight into Second World War naval historyBeginning with the disastrous Norwegian Campaign it takes in the numerous attacks on the bustling German submarine base at Lorient the attack on Brest as well as many other pivotal and memorable events to enliven the history of the sea lanes during the Second World War Battles with the U boats are brought to the fore with details and experiences not only of the RAF pilots of Catalinas Whitleys Hudsons and Sunderlands but also those of the targeted U boat crews In scenes reminiscent of 'Das Boot' German and Italian U boat crews tell of their fears and experiences while under depth charge attack and fire from above by Liberators Fortresses Halifaxes Sunderlands and Mosuitoes The 'big game sport' of 'hunting U boats' as it was termed is relayed in full and gripping detail with first hand accounts from U boat attackers punctuating Bowman's dramatic prose and resting alongside those of the German submariners This two sided history is sure to appeal to all enthusiasts interested in gaining a balanced insight into Second World War naval history