Voices of the First World War: The Submarine War
In the Mediterranean, near Malta, in a dark night I met a British convoy with cruisers and destroyers and I attacked and I sank a ship…Submarines played a significant military role for the first time during the First World War. Both the British and German navies made use of their submarines against enemy warships from the outset. Franz Becker commanded German submarines – known as U-boats – from 1915. He recalled an encounter with a British ship.
The Battle of the North Atlantic: Allied Convoys - Paperblog
There are many battles in World War Two which historians claim to be the “most important battle of the war.” But the Battle of the North Atlantic really was the most important battle of the war.
Merchant Marines Although they suffered the greatest casualty rate of any service, merchant mariners who served in World War II were denied such recognition until 1988 when a Federal Court ordered it. How very sad. My father and brother both graduated from USMMA
A Chronology of Canadian Military History - 1939-1945
The Canadian War Museum - A Chronology of Canadian Military History. The Battle of the Atlantic. 1939-1945 German strategy was to cut Britains ocean lifeline by a massive submarine (U-boat) offensive.
Nora's Journey through History
D-DAY Dwight d eisnhower led the biggest attack in history. This was located in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. Over 200,000 troops of british, american and canadian soldiers landed on the Beaches gold, Juno, Sword, Utah and omaha. The most casualaities were on omaha. americans were killed right as they set foot on the beach. they pushed inland to france and soon to paris. This was a very important event becuase so many people died trying to rescue france and the force it took to take…