When talking about the German Kriegsmarine in World War II, the German U-Boats are often the first thing that comes into mind. The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, 1939-1945) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, 1914-1918) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. The Milch cows and their fates U-459 She went out on 6 patrols starting in March, 1942 and during her career she supported 72 U-boats. The German government maintained that the Lusitania was carrying munitions, but the U.S. demanded reparations and an end to German attacks on unarmed passenger and merchant ships. U-460 From June 1942 to October 1943 she went out on 6 patrols supporting 86 U-boats.

The German military submarines known as U-boats that were in action during World War II were built between 1935 and 1944, and were numbered in sequence from U-1 upwards. Over 40.000 pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied Over 40.000 pages on the officers, the boats, technology and the Allied The U-boat War in World War Two (Kriegsmarine, 1939-1945) and World War One (Kaiserliche Marine, 1914-1918) and the Allied efforts to counter the threat. The U-boat fleet sank large tonnages of Allied shipping, both warships and …