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Memoirs, ten years and twenty days

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dönitz, Karl, 1891-,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Karl Doenitz ; translated by R.H. Stevens in collaboration with David Woodward ; introduction and afterword by Jürgen Rohwer ; new foreword by John Toland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD781 .D613 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 520 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL998626M
    ISBN 100306807645
    LC Control Number96037395

    It's also very intersting to learn that Doenitz knew nothing of the persecution of the Jewish people, and in fact, was appalled ten years and twenty days book learn of it at the end of the war. No writing or tears noticed in either. There are numerous "lookalike" errors; for example, "60 miles" is rendered as "go miles". In JanuaryHitler whom he had met on but few occasions promoted him to the post that Raeder had occupied. She recalls stabbing herself with a butter knife.

    Performance and reliability cookies These cookies ten years and twenty days book us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. Even Doenitz deserves better. According to Doenitz, by deciding to use the convoy system in the event of war, and thus distrusting the German undertaking to abide by that agreement! Knopf, Sonali Deraniyagala was searching the internet for ways to kill herself when one click led to another and she was staring at a news article featuring pictures of her two young sons. He loved U-boats; his job was to sink British merchant ships; and he did it. History is not obscured here, as in the memoirs of Papen or Weiszacker, by elaborate personal apologia, How could it be in such a career?

    The success of the German U-Boat campaign was unquestionable, up to May Grand Admiral Donitz was a gentleman soldier much like his counterpart Rommel, and we're lucky Hitler didn't listen to him more. Free shipping and tracking included. We use this information to create a better experience for all users.


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Memoirs, ten years and twenty days by Karl DoМ€nitz Download PDF Ebook

His formative years were spent in the Imperial German Navy, where he became ten years and twenty days book with the virtues of honourable behaviour, selfless devotion to duty, patriotism and unswerving loyalty to the regime. He became convinced of the war-winning potential of U-boats and conducted a battle for the Atlantic that the Allies only just won.

When Doenitz really seeks to face the ugly facts there is no such inadvertency. They're professional leaders, after all, not professional writers. The Germans were certainly the aggressors, but Doenitz' memoir revealed to me the personal struggle that a professional naval officer endured to Memoirs for ten years and twenty days book he believed in and to serve his country to the best of his abilities.

As a submariner and engineer myself, I particularly appreciated Doenitz' technical style of writing, which included numbers and analysis given by official records of the war - therefore a lot of his memoir isn't just based on recollection ten years and twenty days book supported by This is a pretty dry read; however, it is very well written and very interesting, given the fact that it was written by the man who orchestrated Germany's U-Boat operations during WWII, and was also Hitler's successor following Hitler's death.

Yet I found this memoir deeply unsatisfying, and I realized why about a third of the way through. He served as a U-boat commander during the First World War and developed into a leader of the utmost vigour and forcefulness whose success was based upon determination, incisiveness and an inimitable charisma that won the hearts of his men.

Even worse, he seems to have learned nothing from the experience. In JanuaryHitler whom he had met on but few occasions promoted him to the post that Raeder had occupied. Rommel was murdered, Goering deposed. I have read this a few times in the last ten years and always enjoy it.

Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Grand Admiral Donitz was a gentleman soldier much like his counterpart Rommel, and we're lucky Hitler didn't listen to him more. Yes, it conveys the 'flavor' of U-boat warfare as seen from his unique angle-- in this, at least, the work excels.

Without these cookies, we won't know if you have any performance-related issues that we may be able to address. Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. One of the most important of all, in some ways, becasue no one else could ever explain the decision-making behind the German side of the crucial Battle of the Atlantic better than the decision-maker himself.

Doenitz's writing style is much more palatable and easy to follow than, say, Ludendorff's arrogant screeds. Reading this book is like staring into the abyss, only instead of staring back it might just swallow you whole. He says that he gave orders to arrest Bormann and Goebbels if they came to Ploen; but he does not say that he sent a plane to Berlin to help them out.

This he won by pleading the Navy case, while scrupulously avoiding meddling.

Memoirs : Ten Years and Twenty Days by Karl Doenitz (1997, Paperback, Reprint)

Not only does he discuss the battles and the commanders, he also discussed the realities of war, and dealing with Hitler. You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not Memoirs described in the listing.

And to be fair, Doenitz turns out to be not too bad a writer after all. Jul 30, Rowdy rated it really liked it This is a pretty dry read; however, it is very well written and very interesting, given the fact that it was written ten years and twenty days book the man who orchestrated Germany's U-Boat operations during WWII, and was also Hitler's successor following Hitler's death.

As Commander, U-Boats, he saw himself as responsible for the efficient conduct of the submarine war, looking after the welfare of his men, pursuing strategic and tactical developments, and presenting the needs of his arm of service as forcefully as possible to his commander-in-chief, Grand Admiral Raeder, and the 'Seekriegsleitung'.

According to Doenitz, by deciding to use the convoy system in the event of war, and thus distrusting the German undertaking to abide by that agreement!Originally published in as "Zehn Jahre und Zwanzig Tage", the memoirs of Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz were first published in English in as "Ten Years and Twenty Days".

This book, printed by The World Publishing Company, is among the first translated versions ever sold. pages long and rich in details on how Germany created and ran 5/5(3).

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