U-Boat Manual, Hardback Book


An insight into the design, construction and operation of the feared World War 2 German Type VIIC U-boat.

The German Type VIIC U-boat, scourge of Allied shipping convoys during the Second World War, was the workhorse of the German U-boat force.

With some 568 Type VIIs in use between 1940 and 1945 it was a potent fighting vessel that could hunt for long periods in the far reaches of the western and southern Atlantic.

Centrepiece of the Haynes U-boat Manual is the sole surviving example of a Type VIIC U-boat, U-995, which is on display at the German Naval Memorial near Kiel in northern Germany.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour)
  • Publisher: Haynes Publishing Group
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  • Category: Ships & shipping: general interest
  • ISBN: 9780857334046



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