The German U-boat Base at Lorient, France: Web Exclusive Bundle

Luc Braeuer

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This Schiffer direct web-exclusive bundle includes The German U-boat Base at Lorient, France: Volumes 1, 2, and 3. Author Luc Braeuer covers all activity at the Lorient base in extensive detail. Each book contains tables, maps, and more than 500 photos, along with a detailed narrative history.
The first volume covers the period from June 1940 to June 1941 and reveals the evacuation of the port by the French navy and the subsequent takeover by the Kriegsmarine. Volume 2 discusses the seventy-eight German U-boats that passed through the port of Lorient from July 1941 to July 1942. Volume 3 is focused on August 1942 to August 1943.
Each volume is hardbound with a dust jacket and thick, glossy paper. The books are available for individual purchase at $45.00 each; they are now available as a set for only $79.99. This offer is only available from Schiffer Publishing directly, via our website and Square store. The offer will expire when supply runs out of any one of the three volumes.

Size: 9" x 12" | 1,792 | 528 pp
ISBN13: 9780764399992

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Luc Braeuer, born in Paris in 1970, is, along with his brother Marc, co-creator of three Second World War museums in France: Le Grand Blockhaus at Batz-sur-Mer near Saint-Nazaire ( ), Le Mémorial de la Liberté retouvée at Quinéville on the invasion beaches of Normandy ( and Le Bunker de La Rochelle ( A computer engineer and officer in the reserve, he has published twenty-six books on the ports of Brest, Lorient and Saint-Nazaire. Specializing in German submarines in France. He is also the French correspondent for the U-Boat Archive, Cuxhaven.