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Chief of the German High Command, I offered Himmler a chair and sat down at my desk, on which lay, hidden by some papers, a pistol with the safety catch off.
I learned through reading several other books on the Battle of the Atlantic that Karl Doenitz was the master naval strategist responsible for creating and implementing the devastatingly effective “Wolf Pack” method of memours Allied convoys. Lists with This Book. I feel it is always good to know history from a perspective other than that of your own country. In April the Germans deployed their first Type XIV U-boat milch kau to resupply U-boats at sea, extending their patrol durations and improving effectiveness.
This extended the range of Type VIIs.
Memoirs Of Ten Years And Twenty Days. – DOENITZ Admiral
He advocated guerre de coursepointing out destroying Britain’s fleet of oil tankers would starve the Royal Navy of the fuel to run its memoits, which would be just as effective as sinking them.
Why did Hitler not select another powerful doenita of the Nazi hierarchy to replace himself? Time and again Doenitz was proven correct in his assertions on how to conduct the naval war. Eisenhower ‘s headquarters in RheimsFrance, to negotiate a surrender to the Allies. There, he worked on two books. This website requires cookies to provide all of its features.
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Mines were also employed. Open Preview See a Problem? Hamburg, Berlin, Bonn Germany: Jul 30, Rowdy rated it really liked it.
Though restricted in his choice to men dkenitz northern Germanyhe nonetheless succeeded in forming a workmanlike cabinet of experts. The showdown had taken place without force, and I felt relieved. I’m sure if Hitler give doenitz what he asked for the world wouldn’t be like this one right now!
Memoirs of Ten Years and Twenty Days.
He feared vengeful Soviet reprisals, and hoped to strike a deal with the western Allies. I enjoyed the style of the writing, it is very fact based, detailed and personal at the same time. Where Speer was at least attempting however dubious his success to grapple with the moral and political implications of his support for a criminal regime and to give an accurate portrayal of the darker side of Nazism, Doenitz is primarily interested in justifying himself, and thus avoids any reflective discussion.
The new system was named “Triton” called “Shark” by the Allies.
A must read for anyone interested in WWII. War crimes and the military professional. One becomes a small part of the Kriegsmarine, while reading this memoirs.
This incessant questioning compromised his ciphers by giving the Allies more messages to work with. Retrieved from ” https: Sometimes it got a bit dull, but for the most part there was always something to learn about. Not Enabled Word Wise: Write a product review.
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Michael Lesnoski rated it really liked it Oct 22, If you arms a huge WWII history buff this book is for you. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Paperbackpages. The story of the last world war, as told by Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz himself. Harris Center for Judaic Studies. He realized convoys introduced in had stopped the U-boats from becoming a decisive factor.
Just over an hour later, Jodl signed the documents. But he did not realise this at the time. The Memoirs of Hitler’s Bodyguard. Cover of Time magazine 2 February I enjoyed the book as history and as an accurate a portrayal of the “Submarine War” as we are likely to find. Himmler also tried to seize power by entering into negotiations with Count Bernadotte.
Views Read Edit View history. This is a pretty dry read; however, it is very well written and very interesting, given the fact that it was written by the man who orchestrated Germany’s U-Boat operations during WWII, and was also Hitler’s successor ,emoirs Hitler’s death.
Jan 07, Arron Parker rated it it was amazing.