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Submarines and the Tonnage War

In Military History, Featured
On the blog today, Mark Lardas, author of 'Battle of the Atlantic 1939–41' looks at the roles submarines and bombs played at the start of World War II.Continue Reading
Today on the blog, Aaron S. Hamilton gives an intriguing introduction to the U-1105 “Black Panther,” which is the topic of his book, German submarine U-1105 'Black Panther': The Naval Archaeology of a U-boat. Continue Reading
On the night of 13 October 1939 a German U-boat managed to enter Scapa Flow, an important anchorage for the Royal Navy. The following attack would be remembered as arguably the greatest submarine raid in history...Continue Reading

The Sinking of the HMS Oxley

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On 10 September 1939 the Royal Navy suffered its first submarine loss of the Second World War, with the HMS Oxley sinking with only 2 survivors. However, it was not at the hands of an enemy vessel that the submarine was lost but rather through friendly fire...Continue Reading

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