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Naval Warfare:
The Battle of the Atlantic

German U-boat, the U-30

The warfare between the navies of the Allies and the Axis in the Atlantic Ocean is known collectively as The Battle of the Atlantic. In the early part of the war, the Allied navies largely swept the German navy's surface ships from the seas. The Germans responded by increasing the numbers and effectiveness of their submarine, or U-Boat, fleet.

Below are links to pages dealing with individual ship battles and campaigns.


The Sinking of the SS. Athenia by a German U-Boat on September 3, 1939 (September 3, 1939)

Battle of the River Plate (December 13, 1939)






 Links and Resources:


SS Athenia--

U-Boat --Wikipedia Article

The Harper Encyclopedia of Military History: From 3500 B.C. to the Present--By Ernest and Trevor Dupuy






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