Phantom Raider: Nazi Germany's Most Successful Surface Raider

Phantom Raider: Nazi Germany's Most Successful Surface Raider

UlrichMohr Arthur V. Sellwood / Apr 06, 2020

Phantom Raider Nazi Germany s Most Successful Surface Raider The two year cruise of Atlantis was to be the longest in the history of the Second World War but after her destruction in the South Atlantic shattered by the guns of HMS Devonshire naval records si

  • Title: Phantom Raider: Nazi Germany's Most Successful Surface Raider
  • Author: UlrichMohr Arthur V. Sellwood
  • ISBN: 9781841450285
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Paperback
  • The two year cruise of Atlantis was to be the longest in the history of the Second World War, but after her destruction in the South Atlantic, shattered by the guns of HMS Devonshire, naval records simply referred to her as Ship Sixteen However, Atlantis had the highest score of all German raiders twice as much tonnage as the famed Graf Spee She was a Phantom Raider, oThe two year cruise of Atlantis was to be the longest in the history of the Second World War, but after her destruction in the South Atlantic, shattered by the guns of HMS Devonshire, naval records simply referred to her as Ship Sixteen However, Atlantis had the highest score of all German raiders twice as much tonnage as the famed Graf Spee She was a Phantom Raider, on of the Ghost Fleet, which terrorized merchant shipping in the Indian and Atlantic oceans Twenty one ships were sunk by her hidden guns yet the survivors she picked up had no hatred for their captors Instead many of those interviewed had ungrudging admiration for the Germany officers and crew who captured them Here is a fascinating story of the war at sea when Germany was the hunter, and of a ship whose exploits might never have been known but for the tenacious probing of the author, A V Sellwood, and the willingness of the Atlantis captain s ADC, Ulrich Mohr, to recall those incredible 622 days at sea.

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    1. A very interesting bit of WWII history i'd never heard mentioned in the million-and-one History Channel WWII documentaries i've seen.


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