Final Patrol: True Stories of World War II Submarines

Final Patrol: True Stories of World War II Submarines


The riveting tale in the back of the submarines that wreaked havoc in the course of international conflict II-from the award-winning writer of during Duty

During global conflict II, the U.S. Navy's submarine carrier suffered the top casualty percent of the entire American defense force, wasting one in 5 submariners. yet regardless of the chances, those underwater warriors accounted for nearly 60 percentage of eastern transport losses, and have been a significant factor in successful the battle. sixteen U.S. submarines-and one German U-Boat-that observed motion in the course of WWII at the moment are open to the general public. such a lot were restored and authentically outfitted. ultimate Patrol takes a desirable examine those subs and the non-public tales of the courageous sailors who lived, fought, and infrequently died in them. Now, viewers can climb into those cramped metal cylinders, peer via their torpedo tubes, and picture snorkel diving the sea-perhaps for the final time-to stalk a fanatical enemy who threatened our nation's freedom.

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