By Gordon Williamson
This name follows from New leading edge fifty one: Kriegsmarine U-boats 1939-45 (1) and charts the continued improvement of the U-boat in German provider, together with the evolution of the sort IX as an extended variety 'cruiser' meant for solo operations in far-off waters. additionally lined is the progressive style XXI, conceived of in 1942 and introduced in April 1944, the 1st precise submarine instead of submersible, whose arrival was once simply too past due to persuade the conflict. different vessels lined are the sort XXIII, a small vessel armed with purely torpedoes yet technically hugely complex, and the sort X minelayers, which have been hardly utilized in their meant function and extra frequently used as offer boats.
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