U-48: The Most Successful U-Boat of the Second World War

Following the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, Germany was not permitted to build or operate submarines. Clandestine training about … [Read more...]





Seizing the Enigma – The Race to Break the German U-Boat Codes, 1933-1945

For almost four desperate years, from 1939 to mid-1943, the British and American navies fought a savage, losing battle against German submarine … [Read more...]





Luck of the Devil – Flying Swordfish in WWII

Robert le Page flew with the Fleet Air Arm from 1940 to 1945, mostly in 816 Squadron flying carrier-based Fairey Swordfish. He saw action … [Read more...]





Hull’s Fishing Heritage

'Hull's Fishing Heritage' is a unique nostalgic account, brought to you by Wharncliffe Books. Focusing upon three decades of research, the fishing … [Read more...]





The Golden Horseshoe – The Wartime Career of Otto Kretschmer, U-Boat Ace

The legendary U-boat ace Otto Kretschmer was branded 'the wolf of the Atlantic', and for good reason. In his dramatic wartime career he sank ship … [Read more...]