Author Results for Duncan Connors

Review:- ‘British Submarines in the Cold War Era, by N. Friedman

By Duncan Connors

Thirty years ago, an elderly man frequented a wine shop owned by the reviewer’s mother. From the Second World War up until a final tour on HMS Valiant 1970 he was an officer in the submarine branch. Upon receiving British Submarines in the Cold War Era by Norman Friedman, the reviewer was reminded of a […] Read More

Filed under: Post WW2
Subjects include: Strategy & Diplomacy | Submarines

Book Review-‘Hitler’s Attack U-boats: The Kriegsmarine’s WWII Submarine Strike Force’ by J. P. Mallmann Showell,

By Duncan Connors

In 1986 economic historian Corelli Barnet promoted a hypothesis that the German economy was far stronger during the Second World War than appearances may suggest. While evidence does not back this up, German submarine production was, due in no small part to the organizational skills of Albert Speer and to the system of distributed manufacturing […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic | Interwar | WW2
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Submarines