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Der Seekrieg: the German Navy's Story, 1939-1945
Der Seekrieg: the German Navy's Story, 1939-1945
By Vice Admiral Friedrich Ruge
U. S. Naval Institute, 1957, 440 pp

A general history of naval warfare in the Second World War, with particular emphasis on the rôle of the German Navy. The author is now Inspekteur der Bundesmarine of the German Federal Republic. (Original German edition, "Der Seekrieg 1939-1945," Stuttgart: Koehler, 1954, 320 p.)