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U Boats in WWII, Pt. I: The Battle of the Atlantic

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How did the small, outgunned German fleet manage to strike painful blows to the Great British Navy in WW2? The credit for this success belongs to the German flotilla of submarines: the Unterseeboots, or U-Boats. It's commander, Admiral Karl Doenitz, applied a once 'failed' tactic of 'Wolf Packs' attacks against allied merchant marine vessels, and  dealt heavy blows to the British and American forces.

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