Divided by flotilla, this book offers an organizational breakdown of U-boat units. Each chapter includes a compact history of the U-boat flotilla's role and impact on the course of the conflict. Packed with colour profiles of major types of German U-boat, it is a guide for modellers, military historians and naval warfare enthusiasts alike.
Chris Bishop is an established military historian who has written and contributed to numerous military publications over the last 25 years. He is the author of German Campaigns of World War II, The Rise of Hitler's Third Reich, SS: Hitler's Foreign Divisions, SS: Hell on the Western Front, The Spellmount Tank Identification Guide: Wehrmacht Panzer Divisions, 1939--45 and The Spellmount Aircraft Identification Guide: Luftwaffe Squadrons, 1939--45.