While the USSR flushed the seas with submarines, in the USA one Hyman G. Rickover pushed the US Navy into nuclear submarines and set up USS Nautilus to traverse the North Pole. Meanwhile, the Soviets had their own breakthroughs – SBBNs, ICBMs...
From the ashes of World War II rose the two new big boys on the block: the USSR and the United States. And they both knew that submarines would play a pivotal role in any World War III…
Yes, submarines can help end wars – when used properly. No, not you, Dönitz! Plus, a bone-chilling story.
The incredible war stories of Dudley Morton and Robert O’Kane exemplified how much the US submarine fleet in the Pacific changed in war.
While things took a turn for the worse for Karl Dönitz and his U-boats in the Atlantic, in the Pacific the US Silent Service was now lead by one Charles Lockwood, who desired to choke Japan into submission.
Just when Karl Dönitz thinks he is finally winning the Battle of the Atlantic, the Allies deliver a stunning blow.
After Pearl Harbor, Japanese submarines make their mark while US and allied subs retreat to safer waters. Meanwhile, a dramatic incident in the South Atlantic turns an already grim U-boat war even darker.
It’s early 1942 and Hitler has declared war on the United States.
Dönitz sends his U-boats to the mostly unprotected US east coast while slowly but surely the Allies start to implement new anti-submarine warfare technology.
December 1941. You know what that means.
And also: Слава Україні! Slava Ukraini!
March to December 1941. US president Roosevelt wanted to help Britain against the U-boat scourge but had to do so secretly. The result was a confusing, undeclared war against Germany. Meanwhile, more U-boats are finally coming online and the Battle...