Time-Life Books – The Seafarers: The U-Boats Page 60-62As more and more German Submarines were destroyed by one Allied weapon or another, the U-boat campaign became more bloody and brutal. From the start, some commanders had taken their orders for unrestricted warfare as a license to kill indiscriminately. One case was that of Lieutenant Wilhelm […]Interesting Excerpts — Randy Rydberg
Sunday, March 28, 2021@00:42-YES, THE MAIN ALLIED WARSHIP WEAPONRY, ANTI-GERMAN Kriegsmarine U-BOATS…WAS THE DEPTH CHARGES. SECOND, IN THE LINE-UP, WOULD more than precisely BE, NOT AN EXACT ANTI-SUBMARINE WEAPON, AS DEPTH CHARGES, HEDGE-HOGS, SQUIDS, MOUSETRAP, etc., THOUGH AN ALL ALLIED WARSHIPS/ESCORT VESSELS WEAPON…NAMED GUNNERY ROUNDS, FROM 4 INCH, 4.7 INCH, 5 INCH, and ALL ETC. NEXT IN THE LINE-UP WOULD BE THE ANTI-SUBMARINE WEAPON HEDGE-HOGS…THE U.S. MOUSETRAP. THIRD, WOULD BE THE MOST ACCURATE AND MOST MODERN…TECHNOLOGY OF W.W.II/1939-1945 WISE, THE SQUID ANTI-SUBMARINE MORTAR…WHICH HAD APPROXIMATELY AN 90 PERCENT KILL RATE FOR ALLIED WARSHIPS THAT USED THE SQUID, SUCH AS Castle Class Corvettes, Loch Class Frigates, etc.
Unrestricted Warfare it was, for the German Kriegsmarine U-Boats…Wolf Packs, and Unrestricted Warfare…they made it be; as this was Hitler’s and Germany’s/The Fatherland’s..only chance of 100 Percent VICTORY…WAS THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC/1939-1945..and their GERMAN GREY WOLVES…THE AMAZING U-BOATS!!!
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Brian Murza…Killick Vison, W.W.II Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.