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At 9:00pm on 3rd September 1939, the longest campaign of the Second World War began. The challenge for the Germans was of the utmost importance: gaining supremacy in the Atlantic Ocean and preventing the British from receiving aid, thereby forcing them to surrender. However, the Germans did not foresee the power of the Allied forces, who mobilized extraordinary means to succeed in the liberation of occupied Europe.
This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding more about the Battle of the Atlantic, providing you with the essential information and saving time.
In 50 minutes you will be able to:
• Understand the political and social context that preceded the battle and how a war on the European continent had become inevitable by 1939
• Identify the main commanders and leaders on both sides who directed the battle
• Analyze the outcome of the battle and how it contributed to the defeat of Germany in 1945
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