Drawing by Eric M. Smith

Become a fan

New Arrivals
Our Catalogues
At Auction
Quick Search
  Title keywords:


Book Searches
Wanted Books
We Buy Books
Join Our Email List

About Us
Contact Us
Terms of Trade
Rock's Articles

Go to ABAA

Go to ILAB

Return to home page

The Atlantic Theatre, World War II

Place a secure order or direct inquiry by clicking the appropriate link following any book description on this page. Or call toll free, 1-877-626-1363, to order or inquire by telephone. Thank you for your interest!
Terms of Trade

11295 . Mulligan, Timothy P. Lone Wolf: The Life and Death of U-Boat Ace Werner Henke .
Click for larger imageNorman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1995); First thus. Octavo, Paperback , black and white photographs , xxiv, 247 pages. Condition: Near Fine.
     Carefully documented study of Henke and the crew of his U-515 in the Battle of the Atlantic. Henke sank 24 Allied merchant vessels and 2 warships before U-515 itself was sunk and Henke and his crew captured. Henke became the only U-boat captain killed in North America when he attempted to escape.  

Book #11295
$25.00    order or inquire WW2 World War II Submarines U-Boats Merchant Marine kriegsmarine Pows wolf packs Convoys

11049 . Robertson, Terence. Channel Dash: The Fantastic Story of the German Battle Fleet's Escape Through the English Channel in Broad Daylight .
Click for larger imageNew York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1958; First printing. Octavo, Full cloth , black and white photographs, maps , 208 pages. Condition: Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     Masterful undercover planning by the Germans preceded this daring maneuver by the Luftwaffe and German Navy, providing many lessons of modern warfare. Bound in blue cloth over boards with spine titled in gilt, front endpaper maps. Light rubs to extremities. Jacket has a short closed edge tear at top of rear panel.  

Book #11049
$25.00    order or inquire WW2 World War II Royal Navy Luftwaffe Nazi Germany English Channel Naval Warfare Scharnhorst prinz eugen

11276 . Showell, Jak P. Mallmann. U-Boat Commanders and Crews 1935-45 .
Click for larger image(Marlborough): Crowood Press, (1998); First printing. Quarto, Hardcover , black and white photographs , 144 pages. Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     Detailed, readable study of the men who manned the German U-boats during World War II. Over 75% of these men who went to sea during the war didn't return. Based on unique access to unpublished documents. Bound in black textured paper over boards with spine titled in gilt. Light extremity rubs, a few pressure marks to upper board. Jacket has some edge wrinkles and a closed 1" tear at bottom edge of upper joint fold.  

Book #11276
$35.00    order or inquire WW2 World War II Submarines U-Boats kriegsmarine Torpedoes depth charges Third Reich Nazi

7383 . [War Department]. Military Intelligence: Identification of French Naval Vessels - Basic Field Manual FM 30-53, RESTRICTED .
Click for larger imageWashington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1942; First printing. Duodecimo, Wrappers , black & white photographs, illus. , iv, 93 pages. Condition: Very Good.
     One of the more scarce World War II manuals, this booklet contains photographs, illustrations, and explanatory data relative to French naval vessels. Bound in original tan paper covers, saddle-stapled binding. Prior ownership name penned at lower fore corner of front cover, mild wrinkle to head of spine. Clean and sound.  

Book #7383
$75.00    order or inquire Military Manuals World War II vichy France French navy ship identification Naval Warfare Atlantic Theatre Battleships Destroyers

Send Email Our Inventory Book Articles We Buy Books OP Search Home
1999-2017, Rockford E. Toews, Back Creek Books LLC