The Resource Germany's Last Mission to Japan : the Failed Voyage of U-234

Germany's Last Mission to Japan : the Failed Voyage of U-234

Label
Germany's Last Mission to Japan : the Failed Voyage of U-234
Title
Germany's Last Mission to Japan
Title remainder
the Failed Voyage of U-234
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When U-234 slipped out of a Norwegian harbor on her maiden voyage in March 1945, the submarine carried a precious assortment of armaments and a select group of officials destined for Japan. En route came word that Germany had surrendered, and the boat's commander, Johann Heinrich Fehler, suddenly found himself in a rogue submarine. U-234 was not only loaded with the most technically advanced weaponry and electronic detection devices of the era, but also two Japanese naval officers still at war with the Allies who preferred death to surrender. This dramatic account of the fateful voyage of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
940.545943
Index
no index present
LC call number
D781 .S43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Germany's Last Mission to Japan : the Failed Voyage of U-234
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Foreword by Jurgen Rohwer; Preface; Acknowledgements; Author's Note; PART I: EVOLUTION OF THE LAST VOYAGE; 1. Genesis: German-Japanese Cooperation; 2. The Last Boat; 3. The Problem of Surrender; 4. Portsmouth; PART II: THE NEW WORLD; 5. The General; 6. The Problem of Air Defense; 7. Donitz's Naval Mission; 8. The Scientist; 9. The Men from Messerschmitt; Conclusion; Appendix: U-234's Uranium Oxide; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn871223847
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (295 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515250
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
55fc39eb-88bd-4858-8f61-ef3505f5e21a
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30281106
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)871223847
  • pebc1612515258

Library Locations

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