Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe Co-operation in the War against Britain, 1939-1945

  title={Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe Co-operation in the War against Britain, 1939-1945},
  author={Sonke Neitzel},
  journal={War in History},
  pages={448 - 463}
The German contribution to the air war over the sea in the Second World War is associated with the great air-sea battles in the Mediterranean in 1941/42 and the Arctic in 1942. But hardly anything is known about the participation of the Luftwaffe in the battle in the Atlantic from the German perspective. This article illustrates the roots and the course of this important campaign and discusses the fundamental problems in the co-operation of the Luftwaffe with the navy. It shows that in… 
Luftwaffe Maritime Operations in World War II: Thought, Organization and Technology
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A Very Different Experience: Merchant Seamen on British Coastal Convoys 1940-45'
Since the early 1940s academic and public understandings of the war at sea in Europe have been dominated by the struggle for control of the Atlantic sealanes. Images and narratives of U-boats versus
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This essay addresses Mervyn Peake’s own memories of the Second World War Blitz and their migration into the poetical form of a ballad, The Rhyme of the Flying Bomb , composed in 1947. Abounding with
Recent Journal Articles
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