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Decision in the Atlantic: The Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War

Marcus Faulkner and Christopher M. Bell


The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest campaign of the Second World War. This volume highlights the scale and complexity of this bitterly contested campaign, one that encompassed far more than just attacks by German U-boats on Allied shipping. The team of leading scholars assembled here situate the German assault on seaborne trade within the wider Allied war effort and provide a new understanding of its place within the Second World War. Individual chapters offer original perspectives on a range of neglected or previously-overlooked subjects: how Allied grand strategy shaped the war at sea ... More

Keywords: World War II, Battle of the Atlantic, Allies, U-Boats, naval campaign, grand strategy, Atlantic Ocean

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781949668001
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9781949668001.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marcus Faulkner, editor
King's College London

Christopher M. Bell, editor
Dalhousie University