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The burning shore : how Hitler's U-boats brought World War II to America /

"On June 15, 1942, as thousands of vacationers lounged in the sun at Virginia Beach, two massive fireballs erupted just offshore from a convoy of oil tankers steaming into Chesapeake Bay. While men, women, and children gaped from the shore, two damaged oil tankers fell out of line and began to... Full description

Main Author: Offley, Edward.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2014
Contents: Introduction: The Battle Offshore -- Preparing to Fight -- The Gathering Storm -- First Moves -- War in the Ether -- Operation Drumbeat -- Horrific Losses -- Paranoia -- Unprepared Defenders -- To America, With Mines -- The War Comes Home -- Hunter and Hunted -- The Ordeal -- Epilogue -- Glossary.
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