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The Battle of the Atlantic: September 1939-May 1943
The Battle of the Atlantic: September 1939-May 1943
By Samuel Eliot Morison
Atlantic (Little Brown), 1947, 432 pp

The first (but second to be published) volume in Professor Morison's comprehensive 14-volume "History of United States Naval Operations in World War II," being prepared on the basis of official documentation. It covers the period of our "neutrality" and the submarine invasion of our coastal waters and the Atlantic sea lanes, when we nearly lost the war. Many charts, maps, photographs and statistical appendices.