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THE GERMAN U-BOAT BASE AT LORIENT, FRANCE:
Volumes One & Two (of four)
• The story of the U-boats and their crews in the port of Lorient from June 1940 to June 1941
• Discover the port of Lorient, the most important U-boat base of World War II
• Illustrated with exceptional war-era photographs as well as maps and plans
• Features unedited reminiscences by U-boat crews on life ashore in Lorient during the war
Thisfirstvolume(ofafourvolumeseries)ontheGermanU-boatsatLorient,France,coverstheperiodfromJune1940toJune
1941,andrevealstheevacuationoftheportbytheFrenchnavyandthesubsequenttakeoverbytheKriegsmarine.Illustratedwith
over 600 photographs, it details the installation of theGerman navy at Lorient and the first year of the presence of theU-Boot
arm in this port, as well as themajor stages in the Battle of the Atlantic inwhich they participated.
Volume two reveals the story of the seventy-eight German U-boats that passed through
the port of Lorient from July 1941 to July 1942, including the major phases in the Battle of
the Atlantic with U-boat operations and the surprise attacks on merchant traffic along the
American coast. It details the Allied actions against the port of Lorient and their system of
defense against the German U-boat arm. Also featured are unedited reminiscences of the
U-boat crews’ life ashore in Lorient during their patrol arrivals and departures.
LucBraeuer
, born in Paris, is a computer engineer and officer in the reserve. Specializing in
GermansubmarinesinFrance,heistheFrenchcorrespondentfortheU-BoatArchive,Cuxhaven.
With his brother, he created threeWWII museums in France.
Volume 1:
Size: 9“ x 12" • 621 color & b/w images • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4830-3 • hard cover • $45.00
Volume 2:
Size: 9“ x 12" • 547 color & b/w images • 176 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4831-0 • hard cover • $45.00
FOR RELATED BOOKS SEE PAGE 46 • VOLUMES 1 & 2 AVAILABLE IN MAY
Luc Braeuer
TO HELL WITH THEKAISER:
America Prepares for War, 1916-1918 (Two Volumes)
• The First World War marks the entry of the United States onto the international scene
• Military training camps became some of the largest cities in the states where they were built
• Over a million American soldiers were involved in the Meuse Argonne campaign
This two volume series serves as a unique window to view the U.S. Army’s entry onto the world stage. Faced
with entry into the “Great War,” the country called upon its military leaders to prepare the Army for combat.
What follows is the in-depth story of how the American military and civilian leadership created and trained
the Doughboys. In less than eighteen months, America’s Army would grow from its humble beginning to
fielding over a million soldiers in the Meuse-Argonne campaign. Training and leading this force into battle
against the Imperial GermanArmywere some of the great names inAmericanmilitary history, including such
stalwarts as John J. Pershing, George Marshall, and Leonard Wood. Here is the story of their perseverance
and courage that ultimately defeated the enemy and helped to win the war.
Alexander Barnes
is an Army civilian at Fort Lee, Virginia. He served in the Marine
Corps and Army National Guard, retiring as a Warrant Officer. He has a master’s degree in
anthropology.
Volume 1:
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 543 color & b/w photos • 304 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4909-6 • hard cover • $59.99
Volume 2:
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 649 color & b/w photos • 340 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4911-9 • hard cover • $59.99
FOR RELATED BOOKS SEE PAGE 70 • AVAILABLE IN SEPTEMBER
Alexander F. Barnes
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