Maximum Number of Operational U Boat

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Re: Maximum Number of Operational U Boat

Post by ljadw » 04 Jul 2018 20:29

About British-controlled merchant shipping, one can read the following in 'The Hunters '(Clay Blair ) P 99

September 1939 :British : 17,524 million GRT /Foreign (= British controlled ) : 0,26 million Total : 17,784 million
September 1941 : British :16,165 million /Foreign : 4,387 million Total : 20, 552 million
Conclusion : Britain was winning the UBoat War .But, notwithstanding this, the imports were going down by 11 million ton, for other reasons .Mainly the Italian entry in the war.

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